Investigators believe wrong home targeted in drive-by shooting in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD Police’s major crime detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting on Adair Avenue on Saturday night.

Patrol officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 32000-block of Adair Avenue at 8:18 p.m. They found evidence consistent with shots being fired into a residence. The home was occupied by a family, including young children. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Investigators are in the preliminary stages of this investigation. While the motive is not known at this time, this family is not known to police. Investigators believe the wrong home was targeted.

 The media reported that the family were preparing to watch Christmas movies on the second floor of their home when a bullet went straight through their home and a bullet hole was found right where the family’s four-year-old had been sitting.

Abbotsford Police patrol officers, Forensic Identification Unit officers and major crime detectives continue their investigation on Sunday and will be canvassing the area for video and additional witnesses. More information about the suspect(s) will be released when obtained by investigators.

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.