March 18, 2019 5:26 pm

Man shot in Surrey’s Hawthorn Park arrested on outstanding warrant

Police and paramedics outside Surrey's Hawthorne Park on Sunday.

Shane MacKichan
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Surrey RCMP say a man who was shot on Sunday in a popular park has been arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Police were called to Hawthorne Park around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday to reports of a shooting and found the victim walking around with apparent gunshot wounds.

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He was taken to hospital, treated and released on Sunday. That same day, police took him into custody in relation to outstanding warrants for his arrest, Surrey RCMP said.

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Police said they believe the shooting took place in the park during an altercation between two groups. Investigators also believe the attack was targeted.

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Surrey RCMP say they are looking for two suspects but have little in the way of a description. Both suspects are described as males who were wearing dark, hooded clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Surrey RCMP.

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