ON Wednesday, shortly after 3 a.m., Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired inside a warming center in the 10600-block of King George Boulevard. Two people were located with injuries believed to be gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and have since been released.
The victims include a 24-year-old man, who is known to police, and a 57-year-old woman. Initial indications are that the man was the intended target of the shooting. This incident is not believed to be linked to the Lower Mainland Gang Conflict.
“Surrey RCMP Serious Crime Unit has taken conduct of the investigation and remain in the area collecting evidence,” said Surrey RCMP Media Relations Officer Constbale Sarbjit K. Sangha. “The investigation is in early stages. A motive has not been determined, however, it appears to be a targeted shooting.”
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.