Surrey RCMP investigate after man shot and woman assaulted in targeted incident

Jun 26 2018, 5:03 pm

Surrey RCMP is warning the public of an investigation involving an assault with a weapon and shooting that occurred overnight.

At approximately 11:26 pm on June 25, police responded to several calls from residents who reported hearing gunshots.

Officers attended the scene and located an injured woman who had been assaulted and a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound inside of a residence. Both victims were taken to hospital.

According to police, the suspect fled the scene before authorities arrived. Police believe this was a targetted incident and the victims were known to police. Police also say the victims and suspect are believed to be known to one another.

The Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit has taken the lead of this investigation. Witnesses and anyone with information is being asked to come forward to police.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.

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