Two injured in shooting in Surrey’s Newton area (updated)

TWO people were injured in a shooting in Surrey’s Newton area at approximately 7:03 p.m. on Friday, July 19 in the area of Mud Bay Park off Colebrook Road.  

Surrey RCMP officers attended to the park and located evidence to support that shots had been fired in the area .

At the same time police attended to the 17300-block of 56th Avenue where the caller stated he was and police located a person suffering from a gunshot wound. The person was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

At 7:20 p.m., Langley RCMP responded to a report of a person suffering from a gun shot wound walking into Langley Memorial Hospital. It was determined that the person was associated to the shooting at Mud Bay Park as well. All information was passed on to Surrey RCMP.

Surrey RCMP’s Serious Crime Unit has taken over the investigation into this matter.

The investigation is still in its early stages and investigators are reviewing all available details to determine exactly what happened and what lead up to these events.

It is too early to say if these events have any links to any other ongoing events in the Lower Mainland, police said.

Surrey R.C.M.P. are asking that anyone who may have witnessed this incident, observed a vehicle fleeing from the area, or have dash cam video in the area of Colebrook Road and King George Boulevard between 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. on Friday, June 19, are asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or in reference to Surrey File # 2019-108575

Mud Bay Park and a section of Colebrook Road will be closed  for an unknown period of time while police continue the investigation.