RCMP investigating Canada Day shooting in Langford

RCMP investigating Canada Day shooting in Langford

West Shore RCMP is investigating a shooting that took place in Langford on Canada Day.

Police say that they received a report of a possible gunshot in the area of the 2800-block of Jacklin Road at approximately 10:45 p.m.

“In the midst of Canada Day celebrations, the sounds of gunshots almost blended into the fireworks in one West Shore community,” reads a statement from police.

Further reports to police helped officers determine that there had in fact been a shooting and that an unoccupied parked vehicle in the area was damaged.

At this time is appears that bullets struck both a vehicle and the townhome behind it, said Cst. Jesse Schroeder, of the West Shore RCMP Serious Crime Section, Thankfully no one was injured, but this could easily have been a different story.

Police are reaching out to the public and asking if anyone saw anything suspicious in the area. Officers are also seeking any possible surveillance footage in the vicinity of the 2800-block of Jacklin Road.

Anyone with knowledge of this incident is being asked to contact the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-899-8477 (TIPS)


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