Man dead after Abbotsford shooting: police
CTV British Columbia
Published Sunday, June 23, 2013 6:31PM PDT
Last Updated Monday, June 24, 2013 12:28PM PDT
Abbotsford police say a man is dead after a broad daylight shooting near West Oaks Shopping Centre Sunday afternoon.
Officers were alerted to shots fired at around 5:15 p.m. near the intersection of South Fraser Way and Emerson Street.
Witnesses told police they saw shots fired from a vehicle into a dark coloured sedan.
Officers arrived on scene to find a South Asian man in his 20’s seriously injured and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to Const. Ian MacDonald.
The man was taken to hospital and later died from his injuries.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the investigation, MacDonald said.
It is unclear whether the victim was known to police.
Watch CTV News at 11:30 for more on this developing story.