Police seek dash-cam video for second Coquitlam shooting

Coquitlam, Information Wanted

2024-01-05 23:24 PST

File # 2024-461

Coquitlam RCMP are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam video following a shooting that occurred on Friday, January 5, 2024.

Coquitlam RCMP Frontline officers responded to a shooting in the area of David Avenue and Mitchell Street in Coquitlam, at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2024. Responding officers located evidence of a shooting, and a victim who did not sustain any physical injuries.

We want to assure the public that maintaining community safety is our top priority, said Staff Sergeant Ed Yoshiyama, Team Commander for the Coquitlam RCMP Investigative Services Section (ISS). As this investigation is in the evidence gathering stage, our officers are exploring all avenues which also includes a possibility that this shooting is connected to the shooting that occurred on Thursday, January 4, 2024 near Johnson Street and Glen Drive in Coquitlam.

Coquitlam RCMP are asking for information from anyone who may have witnessed the shooting that occurred this evening on Friday, January 5, 2024 in the area of David Avenue and Mitchell Street between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. to contact Police. Investigators are also asking anyone who may have dash-cam, cellphone or home surveillance video to contact Coquitlam RCMP.

The file has been assumed by the Coquitlam General Investigation Section (GIS).

Coquitlam RCMP Victim Services is engaged.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 and quote file number 2024-461.

Released by

Cpl. Alexa Hodgins
Media Relations Officer
Coquitlam RCMP
2986 Guildford Way, Coquitlam, B.C V3B 7Y5
Office: 604-945-1580

Email: coquitlam_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: coquitlam.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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