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UPDATE: Burned car found nearby Whalley shooting that injured 1 man

Surrey RCMP are investigating the ‘isolated’ incident
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Surrey RCMP car. (file photo)

A shooting in Whalley, involving “parties known to each other,” has left one man suffering from serious injuries.

Surrey RCMP were called to 13500 block of 89 Avenue at about 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 2) to a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, they found an injured 25-year-old man with gunshot wounds, who was taken to hospital.

Police are reporting that he is now in stable condition.

Mounties spoke to witnesses around the neighbourhood to gather information for the investigation, which RCMP say is still in the early stages.

“Initial indications are that this is an isolated incident and involves parties known to each other,” reads a release from Surrey RCMP.

Early this morning (Nov. 3), a vehicle on fire was found nearby the shooting scene, in the area of 13300-block and 88A Avenue which was reported to RCMP.

“Early indications are that this is a stolen vehicle, that fled the area after the shooting. Further analysis will be done to confirm any linkages to the shooting,” a release from Thursday morning by Surrey RCMP reads.

The motive of the shooting is still unknown.

Police are asking anyone with information, including CCTV or dash-camera footage taken around the area between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to contact Surrey RCMP Serious Crime Unit.

Anyone with any other information is asked to contact police at 604-599-0502, quoting file number 2022-167759. To make an anonymous report contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.solvecrime.ca


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