October 31, 2011 at approximately 22:15 hours the New Westminster Police Service responded to a report of shots fired in front of 280 Ross Drive. Police located a male victim in the driver’s seat of a 2007 BMW M series suffering from multiple gun-shot wounds to the neck, face and upper body. The male was rushed to Hospital and is reported to be in stable condition but remains in a medically induced coma.
The victim is a 29 year old male of Persian decent and is known to Police.
The motive and any connection to recent gang shootings is not yet clear, however, the way the shooting was orchestrated clearly points to a targeted hit.
The investigation is ongoing and if you have any information about this shooting, please call the New Westminster Police tip line at 604-529-2430 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.