Police sources have confirmed to The VOICE that the person killed on Tuesday is Jayden Prasad.
ON Tuesday, May 2 at approximately 8 p.m., Surrey RCMP received a report of a shooting in a parking lot located in the 14800-block of 108 Avenue. Police located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to hospital, one has since succumbed to his injuries. The other sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken conduct of the investigation and is working in partnership with Surrey RCMP to gather evidence.
Social media reports said that a black Dodge Durango was shot at in the Circle K parking lot.
On Wednesday morning, Surrey RCMP said: “Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase, however, initial information suggests that this was a targeted incident with ties to the BC Gang Conflict. A possible suspect vehicle was located a short time later in Langley, with indications that an attempt was made to light it on fire.”
Interestingly, four days earlier, on April 28, the victim of a shooting in Delta who is known to police is involved in the British Columbia Gang Conflict. Officers believe the shooting was targeted.
Police have not said whether the two shootings are possibly connected.
On April 28 at approximately 7:50 p.m., Delta Police responded to 911 calls reporting a shooting that had just occurred in the 7800-block of 119 Street.
Officers located a male with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Emergency medical care was provided at the scene and the victim was transported to hospital. The suspect fled the scene in a dark SUV before officers arrived
Any witnesses or anyone with dash camera video who were in the 14800-block of 108 Avenue on Tuesday between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. or who have any information regarding the shooting are asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at email@example.com.