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Man shot in Whalley

At about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday police were alerted to a ‘disturbance’ in 12700-block of 104 Ave

The Surrey RCMP is investigating a shooting in Whalley after a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital and his injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

At about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday police were alerted to a “disturbance” at a residence in the 12700-block of 104th Avenue. “Responding officers located two men fleeing from the home,” Corporal Joanie Sidhu said.

She said further investigation revealed a third man fled prior to police arriving at the scene, and hasn’t been found.

“Officers are still in the area gathering evidence and are looking for the person who fled,” Sidhu said. “A description of the outstanding individual is being gathered from witnesses.”

She said the “initial indications are that this incident was a dispute between parties known to one another.

Police ask anyone with information to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or solvecrime.ca.

Tom Zytaruk

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