Update: AbbyPD Investigating Shooting Incident

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Update: AbbyPD Investigating Shooting Incident
Release #2
Oct 23 2019
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On October 22, 2019, at 7:25 pm, Abbotsford police patrol officers responded to the 31700 block of South Fraser Way for reports of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers confirmed a shooting had occurred and that two vehicles involved had fled the scene. Shortly afterwards, police were called to a car fire a short distance away. It is subsequently believed that the burning vehicle was one of the vehicles involved in the shooting.

While AbbyPD officers were responding to both incidences, a report was received that a shooting victim had arrived at the hospital in a vehicle with noticeable gunshot damage. AbbyPD officers arrived at the hospital to find a South Asian male in his early 20’s suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot injuries.

Major Crime Detectives and the Forensic Identification Section are continuing to investigate this incident and the vehicles have been seized for further analysis.

The AbbyPD believes that this is a targeted shooting but the motive is unknown at this time. We are appealing to anyone with information about this incident to call us at 604-859-5225, text us at 222973 (AbbyPD), or to report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or online at Solvecrime.ca.

Initial Release #1
Oct 22, 2018
This evening, at 7:25 pm, Abbotsford Police officers responded to the 31700 block of South Fraser Way for reports of shots fired.

Investigators have identified a male in his early 20’s, believed to be the victim of the shooting. This male currently receiving medical treatment.

The events that unfolded are currently being investigated and updates will be provided when available. Please be advised that South Fraser Way is closed between Hilltout St and Janzen St and to the north to Union Ave.

The AbbyPD will continue to investigate. If anyone has information to share about this incident please call 604-859-5225, text 222973 (AbbyPD), or if you need to report anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at Solvecrime.ca.

Abby PD file: 19-46192

Cst Jody Thomas .......................................................................... Phone (604) 864-4899
Abbotsford Police Media Relations Officer .................................. askmedia@abbypd.ca
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