Man injured in early morning shooting in Surrey’s Newton

SURREY RCMP said that an early morning shooting on Tuesday injured one man in Newton.

At approximately 2:52 a.m., on August 20, Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 5900-block of 131A Street. Officers located a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit is investigating. Early indications are that this was a targeted incident and may be connected to drug trafficking.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to