UPDATE: Man arrested for L.A. Matheson assault
2020-03-13 14:35 PDT
File # 2020-38618
Surrey RCMP has arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a serious assault that had occurred at L.A. Matheson Secondary School earlier today, March 13, 2020 (see previous release: March 13, 2020).
The suspect was identified, and at approximately 4:00 pm, he was located and arrested in Vancouver. The man, who is a Surrey resident, is currently in custody. Charges have not been laid at this time.
Investigators believe that this was a targeted incident. The suspect is not a student or former student of L.A. Matheson Secondary School.
The victim remains in hospital in stable condition.
Surrey RCMP would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this investigation.
No further updates relating to this investigation are expected today.
Cst. Richard WrightMedia Relations Officer
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
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