One man seriously injured following third Coquitlam shooting

Coquitlam, Information Wanted

2024-01-06 19:22 PST

File # 2024-518

Coquitlam RCMP are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam video following a shooting which occurred on Saturday, January 6, 2024; making it the third shooting in three days.

Coquitlam RCMP Frontline officers responded to a shooting in the area of Westwood Street and Glen Drive in Coquitlam, at approximately 4:14 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2024. Responding officers located one man suffering from life-threatening injuries who has since been transported to the hospital. Two suspects were seen running away from the shooting scene.

We understand that these last three days have been incredibly stressful to the community and we want to assure the public that our officers are working tirelessly to advance all of these investigations said Inspector Darren Carr, Operations Support Officer for Coquitlam RCMP. Public safety is our top priority. These incidents are isolated, targeted and involving a small group of individuals.

Coquitlam RCMP are asking for information from anyone who may have witnessed the shooting that occurred this evening on Saturday, January 6, 2024 in the area of Westwood Street and Glen Drive between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 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 2024-518.

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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