UPDATE: Man killed in Abbotsford shooting on Chase Street

Incident occurred on Friday afternoon in central Abbotsford

  • Mar. 24, 2017 7:00 p.m.

Since this story was first posted, The News has learned the identity of the man killed. Story: http://www.abbynews.com/news/417078014.html

Police have now confirmed that a 20-year-old man died in a shooting Friday afternoon in Abbotsford.

The shooting took place at about 4:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Chase Street.

Sgt. Judy Bird said police were called to a residence, where they located a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bird said the incident appears to be targeted.

The investigation is still in its early stages and is being transitioned to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). No further details are available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448j or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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