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Man shot outside motel in Whalley area of Surrey Wednesday night

Surrey RCMP officers on scene of a shooting at a motel in Whalley Wednesday night. Ryan Stelting

A 38-year-old man was rushed to hospital with a gunshot wound Wednesday night after being found at a motel in Surrey.

RCMP were called at 11:38 p.m. to a motel in the 9400 block of King George Boulevard and found the man suffering from a “serious injury.”

Police said in a release the investigation is in its early stages but the victim is known to them and they believe this is a targeted shooting.

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Officers are in the area gathering evidence Thursday morning but if anyone has any information about the shooting they are asked to contact Surrey police.

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