UPDATE: Man killed in targted Coquitlam shooting identified

IHIT also asking for information about 2018 grey Chrysler 300 on fire near the shooting

Donald Kelly of Burnaby was killed in a targeted shooting in Coquitlam on Friday night. (IHIT handout)

Update Monday Feb 19 at 12:05 p.m.: IHIT has identified the victim as Donald Kelly, 45, of Burnaby.

Police also said they’ve determined that the burnt vehicle was a 2018 grey Chrysler 300, and would still like to speak to anyone with information about it.

They add no evidence links this to any other recent violence yet.

A drive-by shooting occurred in Port Coquitlam on Sunday night. No one was hurt.

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A man was killed after what appeared to be a targeted shooting Friday night in Coquitlam.

The RCMP received several calls of shots fired and a vehicle speeding away near Sylvan Place and Riverview Crescent just after 10 p.m.

Officers arrived to find a man shot inside a vehicle. He was rushed to hospital, but did not survive.

Callers also reported a dark-coloured sedan a short distance away, near Mariner Way and Dartmoor Drive, that was on fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

Police are looking for information about a 2018 grey Chrysler 300 (similar car pictured) that had been set on fire not far from the shooting scene. (IHIT handout)

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