Abbotsford – Abby PD are investigating an early morning shooting on Saturday (approx 2AM).
One man is in the hospital with several gun shot wounds.
There are reports he crashed his SUV after he was shot near the intersection of Cardinal Avenue and Blue Jay Street.
Abbotsford Police continue their investigation.
APD Media Release: On Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 2:10 am the Abbotsford Police Department received several 911 calls reporting both shots fired and a single vehicle crash in the area of Blue Jay Street and Cardinal Avenue.
APD Patrol Division officers and Emergency Response Team members arrived on scene and located a 23 – year – old man inside a Cadillac Escalade with gunshot wounds. The man was transported to hospital where he remains and is receiving treatment for serious injuries .
The vehicle he was driving collided with a power pole and went off the roadway prior to police arrival .
APD Major Crime detectives, Forensic Identification Unit members, Collision Reconstructionists and Patrol Division members continue to investigate and roads in the area will be closed for several hours. The public is being asked to use alternate routes. Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604 – 859 – 5225 or text us at 222973 (abbypd) or call Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – 8477.