Chilliwack – OCTOBER 6 UPDATE – Crown has laid charges against 24 year old Brodie Gregory Douglas. The charges include careless use of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault, and mischief in relation to property. Chilliwack RCMP says the shooting appears to be targeted and Douglas does not have a criminal record. His next court appearance is October 12.
In their media release, RCMP stated:
The arrest stemmed from a report made to the RCMP on October 2, 2017 at around 11:45 pm of a gun being fired at a vehicle parked in the 9400-block of Corbould Street. General Duty and General Investigation Support Team (GIST) officers immediately arrived at the address and cordoned off the area. Investigators quickly linked a white sedan and suspect to the incident.
Shortly after midnight the sedan was stopped by RCMP Fraser Valley Traffic Services on the Trans-Canada Highway in Abbotsford where the suspect was taken into custody by the RCMP supported by Abbotsford Police Department. A loaded ‘sawed off’ shotgun and a rifle were seized by officers during the arrest.
Brodie Gregory Douglas, 24, of Abbotsford faces charges of careless use or storage of a fire arm, possession of a weapon for a purpose dangerous to the public peace, assault, and mischief. Mr. Douglas remains in custody pending a court appearance in October.
RCMP ask anyone with information regarding this investigation to call the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
OCTOBER 4 UPDATE – Chilliwack RCMP say one person is in custody. The name has not been released as the investigation continues.
OCTOBER 3 ORIGINAL STORY – Sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, shots rang out in Downtown Chilliwack off the corner of Victoria Avenue and Corbould Street.
RCMP Forensics officers were working the scene Tuesday morning.
The front passenger window of a blue Volkswagen station wagon at that corner has gun shot damage.
RCMP have yet to release an official statement.