Man shot to death in Abbotsford was set to stand trial in Dawson Creek next month

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – The Vancouver Sun is reporting that a man shot to dead at a home in Abbotsford on Friday was set to stand trial in Dawson Creek in just a few weeks.

Police in Abbotsford found the body of Jaskarn Lally on Friday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m. and early signs of the investigation show that he was shot multiple times at a house in the 3500-block of Chase Street in Abbotsford.

Lallay was apparently scheduled to appear in court in Dawson Creek on April 24 for six weapon related offences from a shooting at a gravel pit back in 2015.

The article states that charges were filed after an investigation into the abduction of a 26-year-old man in Dawson Creek in February, 2015.

The Vancouver Sun article states that according to a forfeiture claim, the abducted victim was taken to a gravel pit after being knocked out. He was then tied to a chair and shot in the legs. The victim managed to drag himself to a road nearby and ended up in the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and broken bones.

Lally and others were arrested at a traffic stop after the incident.

Lally was then arrested again after he was released on bail. When he was rearrested, he had been trying to break into a ‘stash’ house according to the article.

Police say the shooting appears to be targeted and that Lally was known to police. They say he was also involved in gang activity.

Original story by the Vancouver Sun: http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/gangster-killed-in-abbotsford-shooting-was-facing-trial-in-dawson-creek.

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