New Westminster – In the early morning hours of October 2nd New Westminster Police Department officers learned of a male who had arrived at a local area hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. The injuries sustained were non-life threatening. Further investigation by patrol and Major Crime Unit members determined the shooting occurred at a residence on Agnes Street.
“We’re appealing to taxi drivers, transit drivers, shift workers and others who may have been out at this early hour,” stated Sergeant Andrew Leaver. “Additionally, if you have knowledge about this incident we’re here to listen.”
This investigation is in the early stages, and investigators believe this is an isolated incident. The Major Crime Unit is seeking any dash-cam or CCTV footage from the 300 block of Agnes Street between the hours of 3:30am and 4:30am on October 2nd. Any witnesses that haven’t yet spoken to police are asked to contact Major Crime Unit investigators can be reached by calling at 604-529-2430.
CONTACT PERSON: Sergeant Andrew Leaver