New Westminster Police Department investigating the City’s latest homicide

New Westminster Police Department responded to report of shots fired in the 600 block of East Columbia Street on April 27th at approximately 7:30pm.

Police arrived to find Robel Kinfe Abera, 20, deceased at the scene with apparent gunshot wounds. Police located the suspect, who was taken into custody without incident. There are no public safety concerns as a result of this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448)

Victim dies after Halloween night stabbing in New Westminster

New Westminster police were called to the area of Eighth and Columbia st on October 31st on report of a stabbing.

The victim was located by police in serious condition and taken to hospital. On November 14th the IHIT released that the victim had since passed away.

Tow people have been taken into custody, however police are not releasing any other information at this time.


New Westminster altercation takes the life of one man

New Westminster Police responded to a report of an injured male on November 8th on the 700-block of 5 Avenue at around 3:30am.

The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police took a man into custody at the scene, and said the attack does not appear to be random.

More information will be added as it becomes available.