RCMP seeking public’s assistance in Chilliwack, B.C. shooting investigation; “suspects allegedly followed and shot the motorcycle operator”

Chilliwack, BC – The RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance as police investigate a shooting incident.

On October 1, 2020 around 9:30 p.m., Chilliwack RCMP responded to a report of a man suffering a non-life threatening gun shot wound receiving medical treatment at Chilliwack General Hospital.

As Chilliwack RCMP General Investigation Support Team (GIST) pursue their investigation, officers believe that following an exchange between a motorcycle operator and occupants of a dark coloured SUV on Hope River Road, the suspects allegedly followed and shot the motorcycle operator while travelling on Young Road near Hope River Road.

File Photo – Shooting

RCMP investigators are reaching out to the driver of a large commercial truck, which the motorcycle passed, and to anyone travelling in the area of Menzies Street, Young Road or Hope River Road on Thursday October 1, 2020 from 7 – 10 p.m. who may have witnessed or captured the incident on dash cam to contact the Chilliwack RCMP.

As police pursue our investigation, evidence gathered to this point indicates this was not a random act, says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD. Public safety is always a priority and the circumstances of this investigation is concerning to us.

Chilliwack RCMP urge anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

File # 2020-41583

Upper Fraser Valley Regional RCMP

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