Coquitlam RCMP seek additional victims or witnesses in unprovoked assault with pellet gun

COQUITLAM RCMP are seeking witnesses or potential additional victims to assist in identifying the suspects of an unprovoked assault with a weapon.

Frontline officers responded to Glen Drive and Lansdowne Drive in Coquitlam at 12:20 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, after two pedestrians were shot with pellet guns by two unknown males. The victims were walking on Glen Drive when the suspect males walking behind them shot both their legs with more than a dozen pellets.

The victims suffered minor injuries.

The suspects fled on foot eastbound on Glen Drive in Coquitlam. They can be described as males, slim build, between 5’8 to 5’9 tall and wearing all black.

“This event is very concerning to police as there is no clear motive to this unprovoked assault,” said Cpl. Alexa Hodgins on Friday. “Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident, have dashcam video or may have been a victim of a similar occurrence to contact the Coquitlam RCMP.”

Anyone who has any information, witnessed this incident or may have video footage is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550, and quote file number 2023-4840.


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