Male shot in Abottsford, 18-year-old arrested

ABBOTSFORD Police say that a male in his early 20s was shot and an 18-year-old male is in custody. 

On Sunday at 6:14 p.m., the Abbotsford Police received a 911 hang up phone call alerting them to a possible shooting at a residence in the 2500-block of Birch Street.  The BC Ambulance Service arrived at the residence and located a male who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. 

The male was transported by BC Ambulance Service to hospital where he remains in critical condition. 

 An 18-year-old male has been arrested and remains in police custody. 

Currently, Major Crime detectives, Forensic Identification Section and Patrol Officers are investigating.

 Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225, text them at 222973 (abbypd) or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).