Abbotsford Police are on scene of a shooting on Crown Court in Abbotsford.

UPDATED: Shooting leaves one man dead in Abbotsford

Shooting occurs at about 9 p.m. Wednesday on Crown Court, west of Clearbrook Road

The victim of a shooting Wednesday night in Abbotsford has succumbed to his injuries.

The incident took place at about 9 p.m. on Crown Court, a cul de sac just north of Charlotte Avenue, which is located west of Clearbrook Road.

Witnesses reported hearing multiple shots and a vehicle or vehicles screeching away from the scene.

Paramedics were performing CPR on him at the scene, but the Abbotsford Police issued a press release late Wednesday night to confirm the man was pronounced dead at hospital.

The case is now being handled by the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).

It’s not yet known where the victim was located at the time of the shooting or whether the incident is connected to the Townline Hill conflict, which involves two groups of young men – primarily of South Asian descent – battling for drug turf in west Abbotsford.

Watch abbynews.com for more information as it becomes available.

 

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