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Abbotsford police arrest one man following reports of shots fired

Last Updated Mar 10, 2020 at 5:06 pm PDT

An Abbotsford Police officer in uniform. (Source: AbbyPD.ca)
Summary

Police officers were called to a home in the 32000 block of Clinton Avenue, following reports of shots fired

Police arrived to find several bullet holes in the walls of the home, which appeared to come from inside the home

A 23-year-old man surrendered himself to police, he now faces several weapons-related charges

ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) – Police in Abbotsford responded reports of shots fired after residents heard a loud bang and saw smoke coming from a window of a home.

It happened in the 32000 block of Clinton Avenue at around 8:30 pm.

Upon arrival, officers noticed bullet holes in the home’s exterior walls, and believe that may have been shot from the inside of the home.

Inside the building, police spoke with a 23-year-old man who “appeared to be in mental distress”.

After an hour, the man surrendered to police without incident.

He was taken to hospital and then released into police custody.

That man is now facing several firearm-related charges.