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Man seriously injured after targeted shooting in Burnaby

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. Shane MacKichan

A 39-year-old man is in hospital with serious injuries after what RCMP are calling a targeted shooting late Saturday night in Burnaby.

It happened shortly before 10 p.m. in a residential neighbourhood near the corner of Smith Avenue and Price Street.

Shane MacKichan
Shane MacKichan Shane MacKichan

A car sitting at the shooting scene could be seen with its driver’s side window smashed.

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Burnaby RCMP had the area cordoned off while they investigated.

Shane MacKichan
Shane MacKichan Shane MacKichan

Police say their investigation leads them to believe this was a targeted shooting, and the general public is not at risk.

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A beige-coloured sedan had been observed leaving the area at about the same time of the shooting.

Shane MacKichan
Shane MacKichan Shane MacKichan

The RCMP is asking that anyone with information about this incident, or who was in the area and has dash camera or cell phone footage, contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or http://www.solvecrime.ca, quoting file number 2019-5007.

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