Maple Ridge shooting victim succumbs to injuries

Ridge Meadows, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2024-01-26 14:35 PST

File # 2024-114

A man shot in Maple Ridge succumbs to injuries after several days in hospital

Background:

On January 20, 2024 at 2:40 p.m., the Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the 22200-block of 123 Avenue, in Maple Ridge. Front line officers attended the scene and located an 18-year old man suffering from gun shot wounds at the scene of a collision. A short time later, police received a call of a vehicle on fire in the 20800-block of 123 Avenue, believed to be linked to the shooting. The Ridge Meadows RCMP Investigative Support Team (IST) and Serious Crimes Unit (SCU) attended the scene and took conduct of the investigation. 

On January 25, 2024, the victim of the shooting, who remained in hospital, succumbed to his injuries. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken conduct of the investigation and will continue to work closely in partnership with the Ridge Meadows RCMP, BC Coroners Service and the Integrated Forensic Identification Section (IFIS).

If you were in the area of 222 Street and 123 Avenue or the north side of Westview Secondary School, at 209 Street and 123 Avenue on January 20 between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., please contact IHIT immediately, says Sergeant Timothy Pierotti of IHIT. This is a tragic situation where a young man’s life was taken from him. We’re asking for witnesses to come forward.

IHIT is asking any witnesses or anyone traveling in area of 222 Street and 123 Avenue or the north side of Westview Secondary School, at 209 Street and 123 Avenue on January 20, 2024 between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. with dash cameras, to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.
 

Released by

Sgt. Timothy Pierotti

Media Relations Officer
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6T3
Office: 778-290-5202

Email: ediv_ihit_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: homicideteam.ca

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