Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment RCMP (UFVRD) were called to the 59400-block of St. Elmo Road, in Hope, after a report of a shooting on August 20th at 2:50 a.m.
On arrival police located a 28-year-old man suffering from a fatal gunshot wound. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.
A suspect, identified at the onset of the investigation, has now been located and arrested.
IHIT is thankful to the members of the Hope RCMP who responded quickly and were able to ensure the area was safe and secure, says Sergeant Timothy Pierotti of IHIT.
We’re asking anyone with information about this incident to please contact IHIT immediately.
IHIT is asking anyone with information to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.