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Third shooting in four days in Surrey under investigation

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Jenni Sheppard Jul 24, 2017 4:11 am 5,032

Surrey RCMP are investigating reports of shots fired in the Newton area on Sunday night, the third shooting in Surrey in just four days.

According to a release, the latest incident took place in the 12200 Block of 78th Ave, at the intersection with 122 St, just before 9:05 pm.

Police say they found evidence of shots being fired at the scene, but no victims were found, nor any evidence any vehicle or homes had been hit.

Early investigations indicate a black SUV and a silver Acura car were seen fleeing the area, and that this was a targeted incident involving parties known to each other, say police.

Whalley shots also under investigation

The shooting follows another incident in the 12300 Block of Pattullo Place in the Whalley area of Surrey at about 11:30 pm on Friday night.

According to a release, police received several 911 calls saying shots had been fired in the area, which was backed up by evidence at the scene.

Again, no victims were found and early investigations revealed a black SUV was seen fleeing the scene of the shooting.

While police continue to canvass the neighbourhood, they say it looks like the incident was again a targeted shooting.

Car-to-car shooting in Newton

Finally, in a third release, police revealed there was another shooting in Newton, with shots being fired from one car into another last Thursday.

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That shooting is believed to have occurred after 8 pm in the 9400 block of 130 A Street, and again is believed to have been targeted.

Both cars fled the scene by the time police arrived, however, again officers found evidence of shots being fired in the area.

So far the investigation revealed that shots were fired from a newer model, two door, charcoal Honda Civic aimed at a newer model, black Cadillac Escalade.

The Civic was last seen southbound on 130 A Street and the Escalade was last seen northbound on 130 A Street.

There are no reports of injuries, and no further suspect descriptions are available, but police are actively searching for information concerning the whereabouts of two vehicles.

Anyone with information on any of these incidents is urged to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca.


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Jenni Sheppard
Jenni is a former Senior Staff Writer at Daily Hive. Happy Vancouverite. Traveller, snowboarder, foodie, film fan, feminist, geek, cheesemaker, curler.

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