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Man dead after shooting in Surrey

WATCH: A 30-year-old man was fatally shot in Surrey Tuesday night in the latest act of deadly gun violence in Metro Vancouver. Nadia Stewart has more, including how this could impact Surrey's move to a municipal police force.

Homicide investigators have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Surrey overnight.

Police say 30-year-old Amrendra Vijay Kumar was pronounced dead at the scene.

WATCH: Neetu Garcha reports live from the scene of the shooting in Surrey

Surrey shooting leaves one man dead
Surrey shooting leaves one man dead

A large section of the Newton Park One town home complex at 139 Street and 72 Avenue was taped off into Wednesday as as officials probed the shooting.

Police say multiple 911 calls came in just before midnight, with reports that gunshots were heard.

READ MORE: Surrey shooting, car collision leaves two men in hospital

Investigators said about 40 minutes after the shooting, police received a call about a car fire near 164 Street and 92 Avenue.

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The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) believes the two incidents are related.

READ MORE: Man in critical condition as RCMP investigate 2 overnight Surrey shootings

No word yet if this is gang-related but members of Surrey’s Gang Enforcement Unit were on scene.

IHIT and RCMP are asking anyone with information of dash cam footage to contact them.

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