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‘A little concerning’: Port Coquitlam residents report shooting on residential street

Police were seen Friday morning sectioning off an area on a residential street in Port Coquitlam. Global News

RCMP officers in the area of Davies Avenue near Raleigh Street in Port Coquitlam early Friday to investigate a shooting.

Residents in the area said they heard two gunshots around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

“I was on my way to work when I heard what sounded like two loud firecrackers,” said Brent Morrison, a nearby resident.

Police confirm a shooting took place around 9:52 p.m. in the 2600 block of Davies Ave.

“Police are working hard to determine the motive of this shooting and information will be updated as the investigation progresses,” Coquitlam RCMP staff said, in a release.

Read more: Man killed in ‘targeted’ shooting in Port Coquitlam, police say

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Back on June 30, a 37-year-old man was killed in a targeted shooting, just a few blocks away from this latest incident.

“It’s a little sketchy. We are not really used to this type of stuff around here,” said Morrison.

“Two incidents within two months is a little concerning.”

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Yellow police tape and a number of police cruisers and officers were seen outside of a home on Davies Avenue.

No one was injured in the shooting, police said.

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