VIOLENCE continued in Surrey as police reported that at about 3 a.m. today (Tuesday), residents in the area of 94th Avenue and 124th Street heard an unknown number of shots fired in addition to persons arguing and cars driving erratically.
Surrey RCMP was dispatched to the scene to investigate and located evidence consistent with a shooting and an altercation. Around the same time, a male arrived at a local area hospital with stab wounds to his upper body. Police will also be looking into whether the two incidents are related to one another and to the recent Surrey shootings. However, there is no evidence to indicate that they are related to the Surrey shootings at this point.
Investigators are currently canvassing the neighbourhood looking for additional information regarding the two instances. RCMP E Division Forensic Identification Services attended the scene and were able to gather numerous exhibits which will forwarded to the lab for analysis.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.
LATER on Tuesday, shortly before 1:30 p.m., Richmond RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Blundell Road and Colonial Drive.
No injuries have been reported though police said they could confirm at least one shot was fired. A dark coloured vehicle was observed leaving the area at a high rate of speed.
If you have any information on this crime, contact Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212. To leave a tip on this crime, please email [email protected] or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).