Target practice with hunting rifle in Burnaby park ends with charges for trio

Mar 7 2019, 4:24 pm

Some ill-advised late-night target shooting in a Burnaby park has ended with criminal charges for three people.

On Wednesday, March 6, at approximately 8:40 pm, members of the Burnaby RCMP received a report describing loud bangs coming from Centennial Park.

Upon investigation, officers found three people who were practising target shooting with a hunting rifle.

The group of three, including two adult males and one adult female, were taken into custody and face a number of firearms-related charges.

Fortunately, an extensive search of the park revealed that there are no known injuries to people or animals.

None of the individuals are known to police.

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