Shots fired into Mission home

Police believe it to be a targeted incident, grow-op discovered in home.

  • Sun Mar 15th, 2015 7:00pm
  • News

Several shots were fired into a Mission home on Wednesday night, injuring one woman.

Police responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the 8000 block of Nelson Street.

Mission RCMP members with the assistance of the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, attended and secured the area, confirming that multiple shots had been fired into a single home.

Two adults were in the home at the time of the shooting. One occupant in her early 20s, received a minor injury to her leg during the incident and was subsequently treated and released from hospital.

Police obtained a search warrant for the home, which contained an illegal marijuana grow operation.

“Police believe this to be a targeted incident and have recovered a firearm likely related to the shooting. This is a priority for us and our investigation into this matter continues,” said S/Sgt. Rob Dixon.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161. If they wish to remain anonymous, callers can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Police emphasized that callers to Crime Stoppers do not have to give their name, address, or telephone number. They also do not have to testify in court. A cash reward of up to $2,000 will be paid for any information which leads to an arrest and charge.