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Suspect arrested after two people shot in Burnaby Thursday night

Police surround a residential neighbourhood in Burnaby after two people were shot.
Police surround a residential neighbourhood in Burnaby after two people were shot. Global News

Burnaby RCMP confirm a suspect has been arrested following a shooting Thursday evening.

Police say two people, a 39-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman, were shot near a home at Broadway and Kingsford. They were transported via ambulance in serious condition and remain in hospital in serious but stable condition.

Police say they are not residents of Burnaby.

A short time following the shooting, police were able to locate the suspect at a home nearby and took him into custody without incident.

They say the 58-year-old man, from Burnaby, did know the two victims but their exact relationship is not known at this time.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Burnaby RCMP.

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