THREE people are in custody after a man was assaulted and a shot was fired at another man in the Whalley area of Surrey on Friday (August 28) at about midnight.
Surrey RCMP rushed to the area after receiving a report of a shot being fired and an assault on the street at 113B Avenue and 132nd Street. Officers found a male who said that he had witnessed a person being assaulted by several people who fled when he intervened.
A vehicle arrived at the scene and picked up the injured person. At this point, a person in the vehicle fired a shot in the direction of the person who had intervened in the assault.
The vehicle then fled but was located in the 12900-block of 100th Avenue. Three people were taken into custody. The person who was injured in the assault was transported to an area hospital. No one was injured as a result of the shot being fired.
Police said any relationship between the parties has not yet been determined.
Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.