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Gunfire rattles Abbotsford home, police suspect mistaken identity

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Abbotsford police say assailants may have targeted the wrong home, in a Saturday night drive-by shooting.

The house that was targeted was occupied by a family at the time of the shooting, including children, police said.

Officers were called to the home in the 32000-block of Adair Avenue around 8:20 p.m.

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The resident told Global News their four- and 11-year-old children were just getting ready to watch a Christmas movie when bullets started flying.

No one was injured, but one bullet went through the family’s couch, they said.

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Investigators were still trying to determine a motive, Sunday, and said the victims were not known to police.

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“Investigators believe the wrong home was targeted,” said police in a media release.

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Police said they would provide more information on the suspects in a future update.

Anyone with information or video shot in the area at the time of the incident is asked to contact Abbotsford police.