Surrey: Surrey RCMP is currently investigating a shots fired call that occurred today at 2:35 pm in Newton. Two vehicles were at the center of the incident and two other vehicles were damaged in the process.
At 2:35 pm Surrey RCMP received several calls reporting that a vehicle was being shot at by another while stopped on 72nd Avenue at 124th Street. One vehicle was described as a dark colored SUV with an Alberta license plate of K80469. The second vehicle directly involved was described as a dark colored Honda. Both vehicles were last seen speeding off westbound on 72nd Avenue. During the incident two other vehicles, not involved in the incident, were struck by one of the suspect vehicles and sustained minor damage, with no injuries to the occupants. Surrey RCMP, along with Delta Police, made extensive patrols but were unable to locate the two suspect vehicles.
Surrey RCMP attended the scene and the Serious Crime Unit has now taken conduct of the investigation. Shell casings were located and seized as evidence. Police officers will be canvassing the area for any video surveillance and additional witnesses. So far local area hospitals have not seen any patients arrive with gunshot wounds.
“Regardless of the motive for this incident, violent crime suppression continues to be the top priority for this detachment,”
says Cpl. Scotty Schumann. We’re appealing to anyone who may know the suspects or have further information, to come forward.”
Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at
604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.