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Shooting in east Maple Ridge shuts down major road

Access to Dewdney Trunk Road is closed between 248th and 252nd Streets

A shooting in east Maple Ridge has shut down a major road in both directions on Friday morning.

According to Insp. Martin Guay of the Ridge Meadows RCMP, officers responded to reports of shots fired near the Webster’s Corners neighbourhood at approximately 12:35 a.m. on Jan. 5.

“Police attended the scene and no one appears to have been injured during the incident,” said Guay.

“Police have secured the area and remain on scene this morning at Dewdney Trunk Road, which is closed between 248th Street and 256th Street.”


Access to Dewdney Trunk Road in this section is expected to be closed for quite some time, with commuters suggested to find alternative routes.

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“Ridge Meadows RCMP Serious Crimes Unit (SCU) has conduct of the investigation and is still working to determine the motive of this incident,” said Insp. Guay.

Anyone with information or footage of the area is asked to contact Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251.

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Brandon Tucker

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I have been a journalist since 2013, with much of my career spent covering sports and entertainment stories in Alberta.
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