March 12, 2019 4:12 pm
Updated: March 12, 2019 4:52 pm

Richmond shooting leaves man with ‘life-threatening injuries’: RCMP

Police are investigating a shooting at Mitchell Island and also reports of a burnt out vehicle on No. 7 road in Richmond.

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A shooting in Richmond on Tuesday has left a man in hospital with what police describe as “potentially life-threatening injuries.”

According to Richmond RCMP, the incident happened in the 11000-block of Twigg Place on Mitchell Island around 9 a.m.

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Officers arrived to find a 25-year-old man suffering gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital.

Police said a witness at the scene reported seeing a man dressed in black fleeing the area on foot.

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Shortly afterwards, police received a separate report of a vehicle on fire in the 5600-block of No. 7 Road. Police have not confirmed the two incidents are related.

However, police do believe the shooting is not a random attack.

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Officers with the Richmond RCMP Serious Crime Unit, Integrated Forensic Identification Service and Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service were called to investigate at both scenes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Richmond RCMP.

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