SURREY RCMP are assisting the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) following a fatal shooting in Fleetwood.
On Sunday, November 29, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a shooting in front of a shopping complex at the corner of 152nd Street and Fraser Highway. A critically injured man was located. Paramedics attended and provided aid to the man; however, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The media showed a body covered by a tarp just outside Shoppers Drug Mart.
IHIT has been engaged and is actively investigating the incident. The victim is known to police and this is believed to be a targeted incident.
While this shooting caused a risk to public safety as it unfolded, there is no indication of any ongoing risk in the area, police said.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance and are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have video surveillance or dash-cam video to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If they wish to remain anonymous, they should contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.solvecrime.ca.