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Man killed in targeted gang shooting in Williams Lake

Williams Lake RCMP is reporting a homicide that occurred yesterday evening.

Police in the city say around 7:45pm they received a report of shots fired in a home on the 1100 block of 2nd Avenue.

Around the same time, they were also informed of a 20 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds brought to the hospital.

The man later died from his injuries.

Police say they believe it was a targeted shooting, and is gang related.

The North District Major Crime unit, along with a number of other units have been brought into the assist with the homicide investigation.

No further information can be released at this time as the homicide investigation is still in its very early stages. However, police ask if anyone has information about this incident to please contact the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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