North Vancouver woman known to police shot in July 1 targeted shooting in Pitt Meadows

Suspect vehicle: Silver Ford Focus hatchback with Manitoba plate (not actual suspect vehicle)
Suspect vehicle: Silver Ford Focus hatchback with Manitoba plate (not actual suspect vehicle)

RIDGE Meadows RCMP are seeking information from the public in relation to a targeted shooting on Canada Day.

On Sunday, July 1, at around 9 p.m., police responded to a call of a single car accident. A 2014, Dark Grey Fiat 500 was travelling eastbound on Old Dewdney Trunk Road in Pitt Meadows when it collided with a power pole located between Lougheed Highway and Reichenbach Road. When police arrived it was discovered that the accident had been the result of a shooting where the driver of the Fiat, a 36-year-old North Vancouver woman, was the target.

Police announced on Tuesday that they have identified two suspect vehicles:

* Suspect vehicle number 1

· Silver Ford Focus hatchback with Manitoba plate

· Female driver

· Male passenger

* Suspect vehicle number 2

· Late model black or dark coloured pick-up truck

· Unknown make and model

· Male driver

· No photo available

Victim’s vehicle (not actual vehicle driven by victim)

The female victim is known to police. She suffered serious injuries as a result of the shooting and was transported to hospital. Police are looking for any witnesses, video or dash cam footage.

“No clue is too small,” said Cpl. Amanda Harnett. “We are looking for anybody who may have seen the victim’s car or the two alleged suspect vehicles in the area of Reichenbach Road and Old Dewdney Trunk Road, including any video or dash cam footage.”

Harnett said: “Several people came to the aid of this victim and Ridge Meadows RCMP wishes to thank them. If you were at the scene and did not speak with police please contact us.”

If you have any information about this incident call the lead investigator, Constable Victoria Boechler, directly at 604-467-7639. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.solvecrime.ca. Crime Stoppers may pay a reward of up to $2,000 if your information leads to an arrest and conviction.

Police said this file is not related to another shooting from the beginning of the long weekend involving a 10-year-old boy.