By Cassidy Olivier, The ProvinceDecember 11, 2012 9:13 PM
Richmond RCMP investigate reports of shots fired in the Ikea parking lot on in Richmond on December 11, 2012.
Richmond RCMP said it was miraculous that no one was injured Tuesday after gunfire broke out at the Ikea store in the 3300-block Jacombs Road.
Cpl. Sherrdean Turley said Mounties received several reports of shots fired at around 4:30 p.m.
She said that by the time investigators arrived, the suspects had already fled the scene.
“Miraculously no one was injured,” Turley said in a statement.
“There was also no property damage.”
Turley said the shooting happened in the store’s parkade.
The area was blocked off by yellow police tape and investigators remained on scene for several hours Tuesday evening.
Despite the shooting, the store maintained its regular hours, an Ikea spokesperson said.
Turley said investigators are still trying to determine the reasons behind the shooting and who was involved.
As the investigation continues, police are asking with information is asked to contact the Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212.
Anonymous tips can be made through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222.8477.
Edited by DonLever, 12 December 2012 - 12:10 AM.