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Man shot in leg after gunfire erupts in Burnaby traffic

First responders on the scene of a shooting in Burnaby on Sunday, Jan. 05, 2020. Ryan Stelting

A shooting in Burnaby Sunday night has left one man in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Burnaby RCMP says it happened around 10:15 p.m. near Willingdon Avenue and Burke Street.

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Officers arrived to find an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Police say the victim and two other men were in a grey, 2011 Suzuki Swift driving southbound on Willingdon when someone in a white sedan pulled up next to them and opened fire.

The Suzuki crashed and its three occupants fled, however police located them all shortly afterward, investigators said.

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All three men are known to police, who described the incident as targeted.

Investigators said two of the three men had given statements to police.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting, has dash cam video from the area, or has information about the incident is urged to contact Burnaby RCMP or Crime Stoppers if they wish to remain anonymous.

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