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Man given first aid after Abbotsford shooting

The incident occurred on Monday and police asks witnesses to come forward. A 30-year old man who sustained a gunshot wound was believed to be a case of targeted shooting by the police. The man failed to provide the police with specific details on the incident.

Victim not cooperative

According to Abbotsford Police Const. Ian MacDonald, the police found about the shooting after receiving a call from a healthcare facility that a man showed up with a gunshot wound. The victim was given appropriate emergency first aid.

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The victim was given appropriate emergency first aid.

The injuries of the victim were non-life-threatening and MacDonald could not comment on the specific details including the number of times he was shot. The victim had no previous interactions with the police.

MacDonald stated that the man indicated that he was driving between 264 Street and Mt. Lehman Road when he was shot. The call from the healthcare facility came around 25 minutes later.

The police believe that the shooting occurred somewhere along that stretch of Downes Road. The man was driving his black GMC pickup at the time. It is not known whether there were other people in the vehicle with him.

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