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Suspected drive-by shooting kills one in Richmond

Last Updated May 15, 2017 at 12:30 pm PST

The scene of a homicide on No. 2 Road in Richmond. (John Ackermann, NEWS 1130 Photo)
Summary

A homicide investigation launched after shooting in Richmond

Witnesses say gunshots rang out before a car crashed, leaving one person dead

RICHMOND (NEWS 1130) – A homicide investigation has been launched after a car crashed on Granville Avenue and No.2 Road in Richmond on Sunday afternoon.

RCMP Corporal Dennis Hwang says officers were alerted by witnesses who said they heard gunshots at around 3 p.m. “A crashed vehicle was discovered with a lone deceased occupant. This incident is being deemed a homicide.”

The RCMP is releasing very few details about the victim.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is now in charge of the case.