One person injured in targeted shooting in Mission

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Mission police are investigating after a person was injured in a targeted shooting.

Mission RCMP received several reports of gunshots in the 37000-block Laminman Avenue, near rural properties and a gas station, at around 5 p.m.  Monday.

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One person was found injured and was airlifted to hospital.

Shortly after the shooting, police received a report of a vehicle fire at Doyle Street and Richards Avenue, about four kilometres away.

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Officers cordoned off the area and are investigating whether it is linked to the shooting.

“The shooting appears to have been targeted, said RCMP in a news release late Monday. It does not believe there is an ongoing threat to the public.

It asks witnesses or those with surveillance or dash-cam footage to contact them at 604-826-7161.

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