Police in Maple Ridge are investigating after a 10-year-old boy was injured in an incident on Thursday that involved a firearm.
According to Ridge Meadows RCMP, the incident took place around 3:40 pm, when police received a report of a 10-year-old boy who had suffered a gunshot wound, which occurred in the 24000 Block of 110th avenue.
The boy was taken to hospital and the scene has been secured by police.
This is an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety,” said Ridge Meadows RCMP in a statement. “The investigation is ongoing and no further details will be released at this time.”
In the meantime, police are requesting any witnesses who heard or saw anything in the area around this time to please contact them at 604-467-7669.
Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online.