IHIT called to Burnaby, Officer in Charge to provide update on gang violence.


2021-02-04 10:54 PST

File # 2021-4149

***There will be a media availability with Chief Superintendent Deanne Burleigh and IHIT, Sgt. Frank Jang, at 3:30 p.m. at Burnaby Detachment, 6355 Deer Lake Avenue***

Yesterday evening, around 8:00 p.m., Burnaby RCMP Frontline officers and Burnaby Gang Enforcement Team were called to the 6500-block of Portland St for a report of shots fired. Upon police arrival, a 32-year-old Burnaby man was located deceased inside a vehicle.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called and will be working in partnership with Burnaby RCMP to investigate.

Based on the investigation to date, police do not consider this to be a random act and it is not believed that there is any danger to the public at this time.

Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase and Sgt. Frank Jang will provide an update on the investigation at 3:30 p.m. (Burnaby Detachment, 6355 Deer Lake Avenue)

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

At 3:30 p.m., Chief Superintendent Deanne Burleigh will provide an update on Burnaby gang violence and Burnaby RCMP’s efforts to combat gang violence in the city.

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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