Shots fired at Pitt Meadows residence

ON Monday, at around 2:45 a.m., Ridge Meadows RCMP received a call from a resident reporting what sounded like gunshots followed by a car speeding away in the 18800-block area of 122 Avenue of Pitt Meadows.

Police found bullet holes in a residence and shell casings in the area. The residence is not known to police and has no history of criminal activity.

The early investigation has revealed this was a targeted incident directed at an incorrect address. There were no injuries. The suspected vehicle is described as a dark coloured sedan.

Pitt Meadows residents can expect police to be in the area collecting evidence which will include door-to-door canvassing for home security footage. Police are requesting area residents to check their home security footage from around the time of this incident and contact them with any suspicious activity.

“An event like this is very disturbing and causes much anxiety for the community,” said Inspector Wendy Mehat. “Investigations of this nature do take time as we want to be thorough, but please know that police are actively in the area and investigating this incident.”

If you have any information regarding this incident and wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.solvecrime.ca. Crime Stoppers may pay a reward of up to $2,000 if your information leads to an arrest and conviction.

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