IHIT deployed to multiple shootings in Langley; IIO is engaged

Langley, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2022-07-25 14:17 PDT

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT), in partnership with the Langley RCMP, has responded to multiple shootings in the Township of Langley and City of Langley. The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has also been engaged.

Langley: In the early morning hours of July 25, 2022, the Langley RCMP responded to multiple shootings in the Township of Langley and City of Langley. The Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team (ERT) also responded. In separate locations, three victims were located. Two of the victims died at scene while another victim was transported to hospital with critical injuries. A fourth victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries. The locations of the shootings are confirmed as at 203A Street and Fraser Highway, the Langley City bus loop near Logan and Glover Road. Creekstone Place, and the Langley Bypass.

The Langley RCMP and ERT located and engaged the suspect near the Langley Bypass. The suspect was shot by police and pronounced dead at scene. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) was called to investigate. The IIO has also been engaged. Efforts are being made to determine the scope of the shootings and confirm if the suspect was acting alone.

IHIT is working in partnership with the Langley RCMP, LMD ERT, the Integrated Forensic Identification Section (IFIS), and the BC Coroners Service. Homicide Investigators and the Langley RCMP are liaising with the IIO.
The scenes are being processed and forensic examinations are pending. Identification of the victims and suspect shooter are underway. The linkage between these victims and suspect is still be determined.

This is an unfolding event and there are multiple scenes to process, said Sergeant David Lee of IHIT, the safety of the community is paramount and we ask they remain out of the area while we determine the nature of these shootings.

If anyone sees anything that they think may be related, we ask that they call the police. Further updates will be made as they become available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Released by

Sgt. David Lee
Integrated Homicide Investigations Team (IHIT)
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, B.C. V3T 6P3
Office: 778-290-4554
Fax: 778-290-6102

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