Burnaby RCMP investigating stabbing outside party bus

Burnaby

2020-09-07 07:16 PDT

File # 2020-36302

On Sunday September 6, 2020, just before midnight, Burnaby RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a fight between the passengers of a party bus stopped on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway at Gaglardi Way in Burnaby.

Witnesses describe passengers from the bus to have exited the vehicle and enter into a physical confrontation on the highway where two young men suffered stab wounds. A 17-year-old Surrey male was taken to hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries. A second 17-year-old Surrey male was taking to hospital with minor injuries. The bus was believed to have been traveling through Burnaby from Vancouver to Surrey at the time of the altercation.

At this time, it is believed that this incident was targeted.

Burnaby RCMP's Investigative Support Team has assumed conduct of this investigation and are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed this attack.

If you have any information or dashcam video that would assist this investigation, please contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 or if you wish to stay anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.solvecrime.ca.
 

Released by

Cpl. Brett Cunningham

Media Relations Officer
Burnaby Detachment
burnaby.bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
6355 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, BC , V5G 2J2
Office: 604-345-5348
Fax: 604-646-9570

Email: BURNABY_RCMP_MEDIA@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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