SURREY RCMP General Investigation Unit (GIU) announced on Wednesday that 22-year-old Adam Yousef Aboubaker of Coquitlam has been charged in relation to Monday’s shooting on Highway 99 in South Surrey.
Surrey RCMP began their investigation following reports of a fight and shooting involving two men in the 13500-block of Highway 99 on March 15 just after 7:30 p.m.
Aboubaker was arrested and has now been charged with attempted murder, discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life, and discharging a firearm while being reckless to the life or safety of another person.
The victim is still in the hospital in serious condition. There is no indication of any ongoing risk to the public related to this incident.
On Tuesday, Surrey RCMP had said that both men were associated to a single vehicle that had been seized by police. A firearm was also recovered from the scene by police.
The initial indications were that this shooting was related to a dispute between parties known to one another. Both men involved in this incident are known to police.
Sgt. Elenore Sturko said that there was no indication at this time that this shooting was related to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict; however, police were investigating possible links to the drug trade.
Anyone with more information about this incident or dash-cam footage is ask to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca