Langley, BC – The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) and the Langley RCMP are investigating a shooting in the Langley Walnut Grove area.
Langley: On January 7, 2022, at around 1:30 p.m., Langley RCMP responded to the intersection of 202 Street and 88 Avenue for multiple calls of assistance. First responders arrived and found one person suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics intervened however the victim succumbed to their injuries.
A bystander was hit during the shooting and was taken to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injures. They have been identified but their name is not being released.
The deceased victim has been identified as 18-year-old Julian Moya Cardenas from Langley, who is known to police. Initial belief is that this shooting was targeted. Homicide investigators are looking to speak with anyone who knew of Mr. Moya Cardenas’ activities and associates.
IHIT continues to process the scene and is working in partnership with the Langley RCMP, the LMD Integrated Forensic Identification Section (IFIS), and the BC Coroners Service.
“Our thoughts go out to the families of those impacted by this incident,” said Sergeant David Lee of IHIT. “The shooting was reckless and a complete disregard for the safety of the community.”
Homicide investigators are constructing a timeline of events and canvassing for witnesses, cellphone video, and dash-cam footage. Anyone with information or footage is being asked to contact IHIT.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at [email protected]
File # 2022-0023
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