Shots fired overnight

Ridge Meadows

2023-08-01 11:27 PDT

File # 2023-15433

Maple Ridge, B.C. – Ridge Meadows RCMP is seeking further witnesses and video surveillance as the investigation into a shooting early this morning continues.

On August 1, 2023, at approximately 2:45 a.m., a frontline member on proactive patrols heard and responded to what sounded like a gunshot in the area of 224 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge. A 40-year-old male was located suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

The victim is known to police and BC Emergency Health Services attended the scene to transport them to hospital.

The shooting appears to be targeted and there is no further concern for public safety at this time. This incident is not believed to be connected to the ongoing B.C. gang conflict.

This is currently an active and ongoing investigation and no further information is available at this time.

Police are still seeking witnesses, video surveillance and/or dash cam footage from the area. If you have information for the police, please contact the Ridge Meadows RCMP directly at 604-463-6251.

Released by:

Cpl. Julie Klaussner
Media Relations Officer
Ridge Meadows Detachment
11990 Haney Place Maple Ridge, BC V2X 9B8
Office: 604-467-7647

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