SURREY RCMP are investigating a shooting that occurred overnight at a motel in Whalley.
On April 14, at approximately 11:38 p.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of a shooting at a motel in the 9400-block of King George Boulevard. Frontline officers located a 38-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was transported to the hospital with a serious injury.
The Surrey RCMP Major Crime Section has taken conduct of the investigation. Although this investigation is in its early stages, the initial indications are that this was a targeted shooting. The victim is known to police. There is no indication of any ongoing threat to the public as a result of this incident.
Police will be in the area canvassing the neighbourhood for information and gathering evidence.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.