Police have identified Bittu Chatchot as the victim gunned down in Langley.
Langley RCMP said shots rang out around 11PM in the 7700-block of 211B Street on Thursday October 20th. A victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was found and later pronounced dead at the scene.
According to police it appears to be a targeted shooting.
“Based on the investigative theory, this does not appear to be a random act.” wrote Langley police in a tweet.
A report came in 15 minutes later of a vehicle fire at 232 Street and 76A Avenue where a Ford F-150 was engulfed in flames about 7 kilometers from where the shooting was.
IHIT took conduct of the investigation and continue to work closely in partnership with the Langley RCMP to process evidence
IHIT is asking that any witnesses or anyone with dash camera video who were in the 7700-block of 211B Street or the area of 232 Street and 76A Aveneue, between 9:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on October 20, 2022, or who has any information regarding the shooting, to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at email@example.com.