Man rushed to hospital after late-night shooting in Surrey

Sep 18 2020, 3:31 pm

A man has been sent to the hospital after a late-night shooting in Surrey.

On Thursday evening, the Surrey RCMP say they received calls of shots in the area of 194 Street and 34 Avenue.

Frontline officers immediately rushed to the scene, where they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to a regional trauma hospital and is being treated for his injuries.

The RCMP says in an emailed statement that the investigation is still in the early stages.

“Officers are conducting neighbourhood canvassing and speaking with several witnesses to obtain further information,” says Sergeant Joe Johal. “At this time this incident does not appear to be a random act, but rather targeted at this male.”

The area around 194 Street and 34 Avenue was also closed as investigators gathered evidence.

Anyone with any information surrounding the incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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