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RCMP investigating targeted shooting in Coquitlam

Officers arrived at about 9:15 p.m. Friday to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, who is known to police, was transported to hospital reportedly in serious condition.

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Coquitlam RCMP were on scene late Friday night investigating a shooting in the 1000-block of Austin Avenue.

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Officers arrived at about 9:15 p.m. to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, who is known to police, was transported to hospital reportedly in serious condition.

In a release, Coquitlam Staff Sgt. Paul Vadik said that RCMP suspect the shooting was targeted. Suspects in the shooting have not been located and it is unclear if the shooting is related to Lower Mainland gang conflict.

Anyone with  information about this incident is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 or Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca


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