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Man seriously injured after being shot in Mission, B.C., parking lot, say RCMP

Police say a 41-year-old man was injured in a shooting at a Real Canadian Superstore in Mission, B.C., on Wednesday evening. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)
Police say a 41-year-old man was injured in a shooting at a Real Canadian Superstore in Mission, B.C., on Wednesday evening. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)

Police say a man was seriously injured in a shooting in the parking lot of a Real Canadian Superstore in Mission, B.C., on Wednesday night.

Mission RCMP say in a statement that they first responded to a call of multiple shots being fired at a vehicle around 7:30 p.m.

When police arrived at the parking lot, located at 32136 Lougheed Highway, they found a 41-year-old man with gunshot wounds inside a parked vehicle.

B.C. Emergency Health Services told CBC News that two ambulances responded to the shooting, and a person was taken to hospital in serious condition.

Cpl. Harrison Mohr said in a statement that early indications suggest it was a targeted shooting.

"Witnesses describe a vehicle fleeing from the scene, however we are still working to confirm a description," Mohr said.

The shooting happened at the parking lot of the Real Canadian Superstore in south Mission.
The shooting happened at the parking lot of the Real Canadian Superstore in south Mission.

The shooting happened at the parking lot of the Real Canadian Superstore in south Mission. (Shane MacKichan)

Police say they do not believe that there is an ongoing risk to the public as a result of the shooting.

Their statement adds that the parking lot of the Real Canadian Superstore is likely to be closed through Thursday morning.

Anyone with information to share with investigators is asked to contact Mission RCMP.

Police say the parking lot of the Superstore is likely to be closed through Thursday morning.
Police say the parking lot of the Superstore is likely to be closed through Thursday morning.

Police say the parking lot of the Superstore is likely to be closed through Thursday morning. (Shane MacKichan)