Homicide investigators have taken over the probe into a brazen shooting in Surrey that left a man dead Thursday afternoon.
Mounties in Surrey closed off several blocks of a residential neighbourhood after the incident, which happened in the 6700-block of 130th Street around 2 pm.
Emergency crews located the victim and tried to revive him. However, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Sumeet Randhawa. IHIT says Randhawa was known to police.
“This is believed to be a targeted incident related to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict and anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT” said Detective Lara Jansen, in a release.
Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at [email protected].
Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).