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Police investigating pair of overnight shootings in Surrey

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DH Vancouver Staff Apr 03, 2019 12:29 pm

Police are investigating a pair of overnight shootings that took place in Surrey.

Both incidents took place on Wednesday, April 3, just after 2 am.

It’s believed that both events were targeted, although unrelated.

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91 Avenue and 148 Street

The first incident took place at approximately 2:08 am, inside a residence near 91 Avenue and 148 Street.

Police received reports of shots being fired and a dark SUV fleeing the area.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male inside the residence suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was rushed to the hospital where he’s currently in critical condition.

142nd Street and 110 Avenue

The second incident took place less than an hour later, at 2:46 am.

RCMP received several reports of shots being fired in the are of 142 Street and 110 Avenue.

When officers arrived at the residence, they were able to confirm that a shooting occurred.

There were no victims found at the scene, however, and the residence was vacant upon arrival.

It’s believed that this incident was drug-related.

“The shootings which have occurred over the past two days are concerning for our community,” says Cpl. Elenore Sturko of the Surrey RCMP. “We will continue to strategically target individuals and groups who put the public at risk through violent criminal activity.”

Members of the public are reminded to report suspicious activity in Surrey to the RCMP.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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