UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

Nobody injured in shooting, which is not believed to be related to gang conflicts

UPDATED: 9:57 a.m.

A man is in custody after after a shooting incident Tuesday night on Flagman Place.

Abbotsford Police Department was called to the 2900 block of Flagman Place at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night after multiple calls reporting shots fired, the APD said in a news release.

As officers were en route, a man contacted the APD to report that an individual exited the residence and allegedly fired a gun at a vehicle. The driver of that vehicle fled, but no one was injured, police said.

APD patrol, emergency response team and the crime reduction unit all responded to the location, and a 43-year-old man is in custody facing firearms charges.

Major crime detectives are continuing the investigation Wednesday morning, police said, adding the incident does not appear to be associated with gang conflicts in the Lower Mainland.

RELATED: Abbotsford man escapes injury in targeted shooting on driveway

Flagman Place, a short cul-de-sac about a block from Station Road, was also the location of a non-fatal shooting in January 2017, which police said at the time also did not appear to be related to the gang conflict of the time.

Police are seeking video and witnesses to the incident, and anyone with information can call the major crime unit at 604-859-5225 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

ORIGINAL:

Police converged on a west Abbotsford street near the border with Aldergrove Tuesday evening, where several people were detained.

The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service was called to assist police at a residence at Flagman Place just off Roundhouse Drive at 8:45 p.m., but it isn’t clear exactly when the incident began.

Police called residents of the home out, and an elderly couple was seen leaving the house, and police then searched the home.

Witnesses said they heard what sounded like four shots and police soon arrived. The Abbotsford Police Department has not confirmed or denied that a shooting took place.

APD spokesperson Sgt. Judy Bird said information would be released later Wednesday morning, and The News will update when more information is available.

RELATED: Abbotsford man escapes injury in targeted shooting on driveway

Flagman Place, a short cul-de-sac about a block from Station Road, was also the location of a non-fatal shooting in January 2017.

Report an error or send us your tips, photos and video.

Like the Abbotsford News on Facebook.
Follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

City gauging support for shuttle service in one North Delta neighbourhood

The City of Delta will be sending surveys out to Sunshine Hills residents in the coming weeks

North Delta crime beat, week of June 2

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

VIDEO: 5X Festival takes over Surrey’s Central City plaza

Second annual event draws thousands of people throughout the day

VIDEO: Plane makes forced landing on Highway 17 in Surrey

Police say no one was injured and no damage to aircraft or vehicles

Semiahmoo First Nation opens cannabis dispensary

Indigenous Bloom partners with First Nations

10 facts about Father’s Day

Did you know that the special day for dads was first celebrated in 1910?

B.C. VIEWS: When farmland protection doesn’t protect farmers

Secondary residences aren’t mansions, families tell Lana Popham

Bombers down B.C. Lions 33-23 in season opener

Former Lion Andrew Harris leads Winnipeg with 148 rushing yards

Northern B.C. family remembers murdered Indigenous woman with memorial walk

Still no closure for Ramona Wilson’s family 25 years later

Pride flag taken down by Township of Langley

Woman said she was told it was removed from her front yard because of a complaint

B.C. university to offer mentorship program for former youth in care

Students using the provincial tuition waiver program will soon be able to form a community at KPU

Cyclists competing in one of the toughest bike races on the planet pass through Fernie

Divide riders looking strong as they finish first leg of 4160 km race

You might not know these B.C. records are public

Hired a lawyer to file a civil claim? Those are published online

B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

Most Read