Richmond RCMP on scene of a shooting
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.
Cpl. Chris ManseauDivision Media Relations Officer
BC RCMP Communication Services
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3 - Mailstop #1608
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