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RCMP investigating after shots fired in residential Richmond, B.C. neighbourhood – BC
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RCMP investigating after shots fired in residential Richmond, B.C. neighbourhood – BC

RCMP are investigating after gunfire erupted in a residential neighbourhood in east Richmond, B.C., Thursday afternoon. Mounties were called to the area of Fraserbank Place around 2 p.m., according to an RCMP media release. Read more: Double homicide investigation underway in Richmond, IHIT says Police say a dark-coloured pickup truck was spotted fleeing the scene, and that RCMP in Surrey have located an abandoned vehicle they suspect was involved.Police believe the incident was targeted. There were no reports of injuries. Read more: 1st-degree murder charge in fatal Richmond sushi restaurant shooting Mounties said access to the area may be limited as officers searched for evidence. Story continues below advertisement ...
Suspect charged in downtown Vancouver machete attack that injured 4 – BC
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Suspect charged in downtown Vancouver machete attack that injured 4 – BC

A 48-year-old man has been charged in a machete attack that sent four people to the hospital with serious injuries on Saturday night. Ibrahim Abdela Bakhit faces one count each of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.Bakhit is accused of setting his suite on fire in a rooming house near Granville and Smithe streets, then stabbing four people inside the building.They suffered “serious, life-altering injuries,” Vancouver police said in a Monday news release.“When VPD officers arrived at the scene, they were confronted by the suspect who was still armed with the weapon,” police said in the statement. “Shots were then fired by police and the suspect was injured.” Read more: Machete attack victim speaks about downto...