Amritpal Singh Saran, 22, arrested in August 29 shots fired incident in Abbotsford

AMRITPAL Singh Saran, 22, has been arrested by Abbotsford Police in connection with an August 29 shots fired incident at a residence in the 338000-block of Mayfair Avenue.

On August 29 at 9:55 p.m., Abbotsford Police patrol officers were called to the residence. Officers spoke to the 22-year-old male who told them that he and his girlfriend were in their vehicle in the driveway, when the occupants of a dark pick-up fired a gun towards him, hitting their vehicle in the driveway and the residence.  The occupants of the suspect vehicle fled the area.

Fortunately, no one was injured. Police said at the time time that they did not believe that this was a random attack.

The BC Prosecution Service has approved charges of:

* Unlawfully discharging a firearm

* Possess firearm without licence and/or registration

* Storage of firearm contrary to regulation

Anyone who was in the area at the time of this shooting, or has CCTV, dashcam video or information about this investigation is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 604-859-5225.

If you are involved in the gang lifestyle or know of someone you are concerned about, call the Gang Intervention Team at 604-864-4898 or visit the Abbotsford Police website under the Gang Strategy section