Richmond RCMP on scene of a shooting

Richmond

2021-01-08 13:11 PST

File # 2021-635

On January 7, 2021, at approximately 8:30 PM, Richmond RCMP were called to a report of shots heard in a park near the area of Moncton St at No.1 Rd. Police arrived on scene and located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds.

The man was rushed to a local area hospital and has now succumbed to his injuries. As such, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is currently en route and will be taking conduct of the file in partnership with the Richmond RCMP Serious Crime Unit (SCU) and the Richmond RCMP General Investigative Services.

In the meantime, the area around the park has been cordoned off for the police investigation. Traffic in the area is not affected.

Further details and media availability will be handled by the IHIT Media Relations Officer.
 

Released by

Cpl. Chris Manseau

Division Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
Office: 778-290-3791
Cell: 250-413-7954

Email: chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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