Police confirm IHIT on scene in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows

2022-04-09 19:23 PDT

File # 2022-6290

Maple Ridge, B.C. – Ridge Meadows RCMP confirm a shooting occurred in Maple Ridge this afternoon.

On Saturday, April 9, at around 4:30 PM, police received numerous calls regarding possible shots fired in the 22600 area of Lougheed Highway. Police arrived on scene to find a male suffering from gun shot wounds. Tragically, the man has died.

The investigation is in the very early stages however, the preliminary details reveal that this does not appear to be a random incident.

Ridge Meadows RCMP will be working with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) and police are currently in the evidence gathering stage of this investigation.

Police are looking for any witnesses who saw or heard anything. If you have dash camera footage from the area this afternoon or if you have not already spoken with police please call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-4448.

Released by
Corporal Julie KLAUSSNER
Media Relations Officer
Ridge Meadows Detachment
Main Office: (604)463-6251
Direct Line: (604) 467-7647
GRC de Ridge Meadows / Gouvernement du Canada

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