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Hostage suspects nabbed

UPDATE: Wednesday 6:10 a.m.

Police conducted a "high-risk takedown" in Coquitlam and now have three people in custody.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team located the suspect vehicle in the wake of Tuesday's hostage-taking incident near Mission.

Police have not released the identities of those arrested.

A number of firearms were seized in the takedown.


ORIGINAL: Tuesday 5:55 p.m.

Two people have been arrested and a hostage released following shooting near Mission.

RCMP say a woman was shot at a property on Dewdney Trunk Road, in the Stave Falls area.

Police swarmed the area Tuesday after someone on the property called 911. 

A police helicopter was brought in to search the area for the suspects. Hours later, a female hostage was released and two people taken into custody.

The injured woman was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe the incident was targeted.

– with files from CTV Vancouver



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