Surrey RCMP investigate shots fired in Newton area
2023-04-17 12:25 PDT
File # 2023-59069
Surrey RCMP is currently on scene in the Newton area of Surrey for a report of shots being fired.
At approximately 4:10 pm Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a vehicle near 76 Avenue and 148 Street. A male suffering from what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries is being treated at an area hospital.
The initial investigation indicates that a white van was seen fleeing the scene.
Police will be working to determine if a subsequent vehicle fire found nearby at 147 Street and 69 Avenue is connected to the shooting investigation.
Officers are in the area and will conducting neighbourhood canvassing and speaking with witnesses to obtain further information. The investigation is still in its early stages and police are working to determine a possible motive.
Anyone with more information, including dash cam footage is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file 2023-59069. 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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