No injuries reported in targeted Surrey shooting between two vehicles

Surrey RCMP investigating targeted shooting Saturday night in Newton near the intersection of 128 street and 76 avenue. A white jeep was left with several bullet holes. Photo: Shane Mackichan.

A Saturday night shooting between two vehicles in Surrey’s Newton area is believed to be targeted, RCMP said Sunday.

Mounties responded to a report of shots fired by occupants of a silver SUV at a white jeep at 8:40 p.m., in the 7300-block of 128 Street.

Both vehicles reportedly sped away before the Jeep crashed near the intersection of 128 Street and 76 Avenue.

In a release, RCMP confirmed the occupants of the white jeep were not injured. Both remained in police custody Sunday.

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The motive remains unknown, but police said initial indications were that it was linked to drug trafficking and gang activity.

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Investigators said they would be in the Newton area over the weekend for follow up and canvassing.

Anyone with information or video shot in the area is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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