ABBOTSFORD, B.C. â€” Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a resident who encountered a gunman outside his home managed to escape by running back inside.
The Abbotsford Police Department says the man heard the sound of a vehicle engine while he was walking from his home towards his truck just after 5 a.m. Tuesday.
The department says in a release that a man dressed in dark clothing walked toward the resident and began shooting, prompting the man to scramble to safety.
Police say bullets struck the home and a neighbouring residence.
The shooter left in a waiting vehicle described as a four-door sedan.
Detectives believe the potential victim was targeted and that any witnesses should contact police.
The Canadian Press