Maple Ridge, BC –
The man who was shot down in Maple Ridge, BC, Monday night, has been identified as a 57-year-old with no connection to the deadly mainland deadly gang conflict.
The integrated homicide investigation team said the victim, Maple Ridge resident Daniel William Delmark, was not known to law enforcement.
Authorities have not commented on a possible motive, saying their investigation is still in its early stages.
“We’re still figuring out what happened,” Sgt. said David Lee in a press release. “It is extremely important that Mr Delmark’s friends and staff reach out and contact us.”
Ridge Meadows RCMP officers found the victim after responding to shots fired in the area around 102 Avenue and 248 Street around noon. 18.41
Despite lifesaving efforts by officers and paramedics, Delmark succumbed to his injuries.
Police tapes were set up in front of several large residential properties on 102 Avenue Monday night after the shooting, and a black IHIT tent was erected next to what appeared to be a white pickup truck near the side of the road.
A neighbor told CTV News that he heard more than 30 shots and that a bullet even hit his house.
Authorities asked everyone with surveillance video or dash cam video that captured vehicles or people in the area of Lougheed Highway, 100 Avenue and 102 Avenue near 264 Street between 6 p.m. 18:00 and 19:00 on Monday, to contact IHIT.