Burnaby RCMP investigate shooting

Burnaby

2017-06-28 09:41 PDT

File # 2017-28033

Burnaby RCMP is currently investigating a shooting that occurred last evening in the park behind Edmonds Community Centre, at Humphries Avenue and Elwell Street.

On June 27th at approximately 9 pm, Burnaby RCMP responded to a report of a male being shot in the park behind Edmonds Community Center near the basketball courts. The victim, a 24-year-old Burnaby resident, was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.

The investigation is still in its early stages, however, officers believe this is a targeted incident. The male victim is known to police.

Police are asking that anyone with further information about this incident to call the Burnaby RCMP at 604-294-7922 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or submit a tip online at www.solvecrime.ca
 

Released by

Cpl. Daniela Panesar

Media Relations Officer
Burnaby Detachment
burnaby.rcmp.ca
6355 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC
Office: 604-646-9900
Fax: 604-646-9704

Email: BURNABY_RCMP_MEDIA

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