Two dead, one injured in Coquitlam shooting

TWO are dead and one injured in a shooting that occurred in Coquitlam at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Coquitlam RCMP frontline officers attended the area of Dawes Hill Road and Mundy Street in Coquitlam after receiving multiple 9-1-1 reports of a possible shooting. Officers located multiple shell casings and two unresponsive victims inside a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.

One victim was pronounced deceased on scene while another was transported to hospital and later succumbed to their injuries.

A third victim was located suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and has since been transported to the hospital.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called in and will be working in partnership with Coquitlam RCMP.

Police are asking any witnesses or persons who may have video footage, including dashcam, surveillance or cellphone video, to contact investigators. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by e-mail at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

 

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