Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Man found shot in Abbotsford
The Abbotsford News is reporting that "A man in his 20s is recovering in hospital after being shot at an Abbotsford gas station on Tuesday night. The shooting took place at about 7:30 p.m. in the drive-thru of the Tim Hortons at the Esso gas station in the 31700 block of South Fraser Way. Witnesses on Facebook say two men wearing masks approached a black SUV that the victim was driving and began shooting. The SUV then rammed a green Honda Civic directly in front of it to escape, the witnesses said."
"The victim is being treated in Abbotsford Regional Hospital and is expected to survive, according to Abbotsford Police media officer Const. Jody Thomas. The black SUV arrived at the hospital shortly after the shooting, and the hospital was then locked down, as is standard protocol in such an incident." A burned-out vehicle was discovered in the vicinity of Queen Street and Wheel Avenue in west Abbotsford, not far from the shooting scene. Police have not yet confirmed that the vehicle is connected to the shooting."