Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Shootings at Walnut Grove Licensed Medical Grow-op

       Several arrests made in shootings at Walnut Grove licensed medical grow-op

By Paula Baker, Global News, Mar. 17, 2014

Several arrests have been made after the shooting in Walnut Grove yesterday afternoon, according to mounties.

Police responded to the 8300 block of 216 Street yesterday at roughly 3:30 p.m. after receiving reports of shots being fired.  The location turned out to be a licensed medical marijuana grow operation.

The shooting took place in or around the grow operation and the motive is still being investigated, according to RCMP.

Two men linked to the licensed grow operations were injured.  One man was shot and had a non-life threatening wound and the other was treated for injuries received during the assault.

Several arrests have been made and police also seized a firearm.

Police will be recommending charges for a 23-year-old female and a 29-year-old male, both from Surrey.  The pair are currently in custody and are waiting for their next court appearance.  It’s expected a third person, a 22-year-old male from Surrey will be charged in the shooting as well.

Officers remain at the scene today and will be continuing their investigation.