Maple Ridge B.C – Ridge Meadows RCMP have called the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) after a shots fired call.
On April 28, 2022 at approximately 2:00pm, Ridge Meadows RCMP received several reports of shots fired in the area of the 21300 block of 124th Avenue.
Frontline officers arrived on scene to find an injured man suffering from alleged gunshot wounds. An off-duty Vancouver Police officer and an off-duty nurse were on scene attempting life saving measures on the man, who died on scene. The Ridge Meadows Serious Crime Unit (SCU) and Investigational Support Team (IST) are currently on scene assisting with the investigation.
It is still in the early stages of the investigation and at this time, it is unknown if this is related to the Lower Mainland gang conflict.
IHIT has now taken conduct of the investigation.
Investigators would like to speak to any witnesses who have not already spoken to police or if you have dash camera video, or residential video surveillance. If you have information that could assist with the investigation, please contact the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-4448.