Burnaby RCMP investigating targeted shooting


2023-06-23 13:15 PDT

File # 23-21196

Burnaby RCMP is investigating a targeted shooting that has resulted in non-life-threatening injuries to a male victim.

On Thursday, June 22, 2023, Burnaby RCMP responded to reports of a shooting with injuries. The incident is believed to have occurred inside a parked vehicle near Halifax Street and Woodway Place in Burnaby around 2 p.m.

No victims, suspects, or related vehicles were on scene when police arrived. However, the victim, a 20-year-old-man, was treated in hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds after seeking medical care.

Investigators believe the shooting was targeted.

A few hours after the shooting, an SUV believed to be involved in the incident was found on fire in Coquitlam.

Burnaby RCMP’s Investigative Support Team (IST) is leading the investigation and working to collect evidence, identify possible suspects and determine a motive.

Witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to call Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 and quote file number 23-21196.

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Burnaby RCMP
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9900

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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