IHIT called to Mission after shooting victim succumbs to injuries

Mission, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2023-08-29 10:31 PDT

File # 2023-1213

The victim of a shooting in Mission has now died of his injuries: IHIT deployed. 

Background:

On August 28, 2023, at 5:01 p.m., the Mission RCMP were called to the 32700-block of Laminman Avenue, after a report of a shooting. Members attended and located a 45-year old victim, suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a hospital while first responders attempted life saving action. Shortly after the shooting, a vehicle fire was reported in the area of Doyle Street and Richards Avenue in Mission. At approximately 2 a.m., on August 29, 2023, the victim succumbed to his injuries. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken conduct of the investigation and is working closely in partnership with the Mission RCMP, BC Coroners Service, the Integrated Forensic Identification Section (IFIS) and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unity of BC (CFSEU-BC). 

At this time, investigators believe this incident to be related the BC gang conflict.

IHIT will continue to work with CFSEU-BC to share information as we work to determine a motive, says Sergeant Timothy Pierotti of IHIT. We’re asking anyone with information about this incident to please contact IHIT immediately.

IHIT is asking anyone who was in the 32700-block of Laminman Avenue or the area of Doyle Street and Richards Avenue between 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. with dash-camera video, or anyone with information to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Released by

Sgt. Timothy Pierotti

Media Relations Officer
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT)
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6T3
Office: 778-290-5202

Email: ediv_ihit_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: homicideteam.ca

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