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Male suspect in custody after multiple morning shootings in Langley, road closures in effect

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 25 Jul, 2022 07:46 AM
  • Male suspect in custody after multiple morning shootings in Langley, road closures in effect

UPDATE: 

LANGLEY, B.C. - Three people are dead, including a shooting suspect, and one woman is in critical condition after a series of shootings in Langley, B.C. 

Police issued a cellphone alert early today saying they were at the scene of several shootings "involving transient victims." 

RCMP say the emergency response team found a suspect matching the description of the vehicle not far from where another man was found injured with a gunshot to his leg. 

During an interaction with the suspect, police say the man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. 

More coming. 

EARLIER STORY: 

Mounties in the Metro Vancouver city of Langley say they have a suspect in custody after multiple people were shot.

Police say in a news release they responded this morning to reports of shots fired with several victims in several different locations.

A cellphone emergency alert was issued to area residents in what police say was an abundance of caution, and a second alert went out about an hour later saying a suspect was in custody.

Police say they have the man in custody who they believe is responsible for the shootings. 

They say they have an active investigation in multiple areas of Langley City and the Township of Langley with several areas closed to the public.

The RCMP has asked people to stay away from 200 street and Langley Bypass; Parking lot of Cascades Casino located at Fraser Highway and 204 Street, Langley Bus Loop located a Logan Avenue and Glover. 

 

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