Female was stabbed inside Whalley home in Surrey (update)

SURREY RCMP say that the victim in a Whalley home on Thursday morning was stabbed and not shot as they had reported earlier.

On January 6, just before 9 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of gun shots heard inside a residence. Police attended the 10400-block of 140B Street and located a vehicle leaving the area with a female victim that they said was “suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.” The victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

Surrey RCMP said that further investigation has revealed that the woman was stabbed, adding that “although the victim was not shot, there is evidence that a shooting did occur at the location.” The victim remains in hospital in stable condition.

Surrey RCMP General Investigations Unit has assumed conduct of the investigation and the crime scene has been secured for a search warrant.  Investigators still believe that this is an isolated incident, with no active threat to public safety.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.