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Monday morning shooting in Richmond leaves one man dead

Martin van den Hemel   Sep-18-2017

An overnight shooting on Bridge Street left one man dead.

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One man is dead following what investigators are describing as a targeted overnight shooting near No. 4 Road and Blundell.

Richmond Mounties responded to a call of possible shots fired on the 7500 block of Bridge Street shortly after 3 a.m.



Officer found an adult victim, and efforts to revive the man were unsuccessful and he died of his injuries.

Richmond RCMP Const. Adriana Peralta said investigators believe this was not a random act.

Bridge Street, a residential area located one block west of No. 4 Road, between Blundell and Granville, will remain closed for an extended amount of time, police said.

The regional Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in and are collaborating with Richmond Mounties on the investigation.

Investigators are seeking witnesses to the incident and are asking them to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-4448.

Anonymous tips can be left with Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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