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Shots fired at Richmond gas station Thursday

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 4:35 PDT, Fri September 18, 2020

Richmond RCMP are investigating a report of shots fired last night.

Around 11:35 p.m. Thursday night, Richmond RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a gas station near the intersection of No. 3 and Blundell roads. The occupants of two vehicles, one black and one white, reportedly exchanged gunfire before departing the location at a high rate of speed, police said.

At this time, police believe this matter to be a targeted incident. Fortunately, no bystanders were injured in the event.

Police said one vehicle was last seen eastbound on Westminster Highway, while the other was last seen northbound on No. 2 Road. They are asking drivers who may have been in the area at this time to review their dash cam video to see if they may have captured the vehicles involved. 

Anyone with video or other information on this matter is asked to contact the Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212.  Reports can also be made by email at Richmond_Tips@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. 

Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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