Air evac for injured man in east Abbotsford

Early reports indicate the injuries were self-inflicted

  • Nov. 9, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Emergency personnel tend to a victim of an incident on Fooks Road in Abbotsford Monday afternoon.

Police and emergency personnel responded this afternoon to a man needing medical attention on North Parallel Road at Fooks Road in an agricultural area of east Abbotsford.

Early reports indicate that the situation involved a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg. Police have confirmed no other individuals were involved and there is no threat to public safety.

The man was brought from the vicinity of a house in the area, near a cornfield and a turkey farm, inside a police SUV at about 1:30 p.m. He remained in police custody as he was transferred to a ground ambulance and received oxygen and first aid. Police say he was conscious, talking to those on scene and not in critical condition. He was transported to hospital via an air evac helicopter which landed just feet away on North Parallel, which runs adjacent to Highway 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The air ambulance helicopter on North Parallel Road, just west of Fooks Road.

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