The police are at the scene of an early morning shooting in rural Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

The police are at the scene of an early morning shooting in rural Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Police believe 47-year-old man shot in Aldergrove was targeted

Police are on scene

A 47-year-old man was shot Thursday morning and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries in Aldergrove, according to RCMP.

Police were called to a residence in the 26900-block of 48th Avenue around 6 a.m., where they currently remain on scene, according Langley RCMP Cpl. Holly Largy.

The site is near the end of a dead-end road in a rural neighbourhood north of downtown Aldergrove.

The Lower Mainland Police Dog Services and Emergency Response Team are both on scene to assist with the investigation.

Police believe the shooting to be targeted.

Langley RCMP’s serious crime unit is investigating and is currently conducting neighbourhood and video canvass.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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The police are at the scene of an early morning shooting in rural Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

The police are at the scene of an early morning shooting in rural Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)