RCMP investigate two incidents of shots fired
Chilliwack, Upper Fraser Valley
2021-11-05 09:46 PDT
File # 2021-47560/47575
RCMP are asking people who reside in the downtown area of the city to exercise caution and report any suspicious activity after receiving two separate incidents of shots fired on Thursday night.
At approximately 7:15 pm on November 4, 2021, Chilliwack RCMP received a report of shots fired in the area of Young Road and Yates Avenue. Scene examination located evidence that a firearm had been discharged into a residence.
"At this very early stage in the investigation, RCMP do not believe that the occupants of this specific residence were intentionally targeted," says Sergeant Krista Vrolyk, Media spokesperson for the Chilliwack RCMP.
We are working to identify suspects and determine a motive. It is incredibly fortunate that no one was hurt.
At approximately 10:15 pm, Chilliwack RCMP received a second report of shots fired – this time in the area of Tupper Street and Henderson Avenue. Investigators conducted a scene examination and again located evidence consistent with a firearm being discharged.
Police are in the preliminary stages of their investigation and are asking people who reside in this area, to be vigilant and to call 911 to report any suspicious activity. Investigators are conducting a canvas of neighbours in the area and are gathering evidence to determine if the two incidents are related.
Chilliwack RCMP are urging anyone with any surveillance footage, dash-cam video or any information regarding these incidents to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Cpl. Mike RailMedia Relations Officer
Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment
45877 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack, BC V2P 2C8
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