Police investigating homicide in Newton

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On November 9, just before 1:30 a.m. the Surrey RCMP was called to the 14200 block of 70A Avenue after receiving a report of an individual who was on the ground outside of a residence. Upon police attendance, an adult male victim was located deceased. Preliminary information indicates that the male had been shot.

The area surrounding the scene will be cordoned off for a significant amount of time.  The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called and will be working in partnership with the Surrey RCMP.

Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase, no further information will be provided at this time. Further details and media availability will be handled by the IHIT Media Relations Officer.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).