IHIT investigates what is believed to be the targeted shooting of Mir Aali Hussainin a Coquitlam alley

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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has confirmed they are investigating a fatal shooting of a man in the area of Henderson Avenue and Hart Street that occurred at approximately 5:30pm on May 22nd.

According to News 1130 a neighbour heard four shots and went to the alley to investigate when she saw a body lying on the ground. The victim was found on the ground, beside his white 2020 Toyota Highlander with gunshot wounds.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Update May 25th
The victim has been identified as Mir Aali Hussain, 42. HIT’s Sgt. Frank Jang said he was known to police, and they have not yet determined if this is linked to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict.

IHIT said a stolen red 2002 Buick Century with only one hubcap on the rear passenger wheel, fled scene immediately following the shooting and is believed to be the suspect vehicle. Police located the stolen vehicle near 260 Street and 30A Avenue in Aldergrove in Langley on May 23rd.

Anyone with information or dash cam video is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.