Latest Shooting In Surrey Injures One Man As Police Investigate

SURREY – RCMP in Surrey are investigating yet another shooting in the municipality that left one injured.

The incident occurred at approximately midnight near the intersection of 132 Street and 113B Avenue within the Whalley area. Police were called to the scene by a witness, who saw a group of men violently assaulting a man.

Before police could arrive to the scene, a vehicle arrived to pick up the man who was injured by the assault. As the driver left the scene, he apparently fired a gun at the witness, but fortunately he was not hit by the shot.

Later on during the early morning hours, police were able to track the suspect vehicle, which was parked at a residence located about three kilometres away. Three people were arrested at the residence, and the injured man was taken to hospital for treatment.

Officers arrived to find a person who said he had witnessed and intervened in an alleged assault by several people against one male, according to Surrey RCMP.

The witness told police that the attackers fled and a vehicle arrived to pick up the victim. Someone in that vehicle allegedly fired a single gunshot at the witness, but didn’t hit him.

Earlier in the week, another set of three men were detained after a shootout between two cars last Saturday night.

Surrey RCMP said witnesses reported gunshots being fired from two speeding cars at about 8:30 p.m.

The cars, a black Ford Mustang and silver Honda Civic, were seen chasing each other in the 12800 block of 74th Avenue and at the intersection of 72nd Avenue and 130th Street.

Mounties found the Mustang nearby, which had a bullet hole in it, and detained the three men inside.

The car was seized. There are no reports of injuries.

Police said a verbal altercation is believed to have sparked the shootout.

The investigation into the incident is in its early stages. Anyone with helpful information for investigators is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers’ anonymous hotline at 1-800-222-8477.

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