One hospitalized following Austin Avenue shooting, two more injured

Police suspect the attack was ‘targeted incident’

One man is in hospital with multiple gunshot wounds following an Austin Avenue shooting on Friday night that police are saying is likely a targeted incident.

The gunshots were reported to police at about 9:20 p.m. in the parking lot outside the John B. Pub. Police arrived on scene to find one man with “serious but non-life threatening injuries,” according to a release from the RCMP.

Two bystanders were taken to hospital for minor injuries.


The victim, who is known to police, is in stable condition following surgery and expected to make a full recovery.

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Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Coquitlam RCMP Detachment at 604-945-1550 and ask to speak to the Major Crime Section.

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