Abbotsford: On Monday, February 20, 2017, at 9:40 am the Abbotsford Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting in the 30500 block of Steelhead Court. APD Patrol Division officers attended the scene and located an injured male in his mid-20’s who was suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at scene prior to transport to the hospital.
An APD officer observed a suspect vehicle fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. That officer followed the suspect vehicle and attempted to pull it over on Highway 11 and eventually into Mission. The suspect vehicle was disabled with the use of a spike belt and the assistance of the Mission RCMP. Three male suspects have been taken into custody.
This investigation is being transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). Further information and updates will be provided by IHIT. Anyone with information about this incident should call the IHIT Tip Line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.