Advertisement

Targeted Surrey shooting leaves 2 seriously injured: RCMP

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Two men are recovering in hospital from serious injuries after a targeted shooting in Surrey’s Newton neighborhood Friday night.

Surrey RCMP say they responded to a report of shots fired in the 12200-block of 80B Avenue at about 6:45 p.m., and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds at the scene.

Read more: Man convicted of manslaughter in ‘random’ shooting of Surrey man Pritpal Singh

Police are still searching for the suspect, believed to have fled in a vehicle, but did not provide a description.

There has been no confirmation of whether the incident is related to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict.

Read more: Lower Mainland police reassure public after series of shootings, ‘evolution’ in violent crime

Story continues below advertisement

A police presence is expected in the area for some time as officers gather evidence.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is asked to contact Surrey RCMP.

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content

A heavy police presence is seen in the area of 80th avenue and Scott Road after two men were seriously injured in a targeted shooting. Photo: Shane MacKichan. Shane MacKichan

Sponsored content