RCMP investigate shooting near two Richmond schools

Dec 19 2017, 1:27 pm

RCMP are announcing a morning shooting on Garden City Road near two Richmond elementary schools.

According to a released statement, shots were fired at a vehicle at approximately 9:30 a.m. on the 8400 block of Garden City Road, which is near Garden City Elementary School and R C Palmer Secondary School.

There were no reports of injuries, but a black sport-utility vehicle was seen leaving the vicinity. No suspect has been identified at this time and police do not believe this was a random act.

“At this point, little is know about what occurred,” reads a statement. “Richmond RCMP Serious Crimes Unit is on scene along with the Forensic Identification Unit gathering evidence.”

Anyone with information on what happened is asked to call Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1211 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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