Coquitlam RCMP investigate targeted shooting, one person with non-life-threatening injury

Morning shooting injures 1

After an early morning shooting resulted in injury, the Coquitlam RCMP are investigating the incidents that occurred at a residential building and asking for witnesses to come forward.

Police responded to shots fired call early on Saturday morning (Jan. 16), in the 600 block of Whiting Way in Coquitlam.

A woman was found with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was immediately taken to the hospital for medical assistance.

Coquitlam RCMP apprehended and arrested a 21-year-old male without incident at the scene and he remains in custody.

The Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team was also called to assist. The news release stated that it appears to be an isolated incident and there is no risk to public safety.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have further information is asked to contact the Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

Coquitlam RCMP are still remaining at the scene as the investigation is ongoing. There is no further information provided at this time.

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