Coquitlam RCMP investigate targeted shooting in 1000 block of Austin Avenue

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      The Mounties are seeking the public's help in find out who's responsible for gunfire on Friday (January 14) night that sent a man to hospital.

      The victim, who's known to police, is in serious condition.

      According to a Coquitlam RCMP news release, it's still unclear if the shooting in the 1000 block of Austin Avenue is linked to a Lower Mainland gang conflict.

      The Mounties arrived on the scene near the John B. Pub around 9:23 p.m.

      "The initial indications are that this shooting was targeted," the news release states.

      Anyone with information is being asked to contact Coquitlam RCMP at 604-945-1550 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if they wish to remain anonymous.