IHIT deployed in Coquitlam after woman fatally shot

Coquitlam, Information Wanted

2022-12-09 08:01 PST

File # 2022-32479

Coquitlam RCMP is advising the public of a fatal shooting that occurred shortly before 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2022.

Coquitlam RCMP Front-Line officers and BC Ambulance Service responded to the area of Lambert Way near Turner Avenue in Coquitlam for a report of a shooting. Responding officers located a woman suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle and immediately began lifesaving measures.

The woman later succumbed to her injuries on scene.

The investigation is in the evidence gathering phase but this is believed to be an isolated incident.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been deployed and will be working in partnership with Coquitlam RCMP.

Coquitlam Victim Services has been engaged.

Police are seeking any witnesses or persons who may have video footage, including dashcam, surveillance or cellphone video to contact investigators. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by e-mail at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Released by

Cpl. Alexa Hodgins

Media Relations Officer
Coquitlam RCMP
2986 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, B.C V3B 7Y5
Office: 604-945-1580

Email: coquitlam_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: coquitlam.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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