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'Targeted' shooting Saturday in Chilliwack

By Contributor
December 23rd, 2012

RCMP believe a shooting Saturday in Chilliwack was a “targeted” attack.

Saturday (December 22) at 4:45 a.m, a 46-year-old Chilliwack man called police to say that he had been shot. 

The man was transported to hospital with gun shot wounds. 

Later Saturday (1 p.m.) Chilliwack RCMP arrested a 31-year-old Chilliwack man without incident in a Chilliwack residential area. 

“The police believe this was a targeted shooting,” said Corporal Tammy Hollingsworth. 

“The Chilliwack RCMP Serious Crime Section worked diligently to apprehend the suspect.”

The man remains in custody at the Chilliwack RCMP detachment until his first court appearance on Monday morning, (December 24)

The victim of the shooting remains in hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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