1 dead in Surrey alleyway shooting near 96 Avenue

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Surrey residents unnerved as man shot in Newton
WATCH: For the second time in a week, a man was shot in Surrey in the busy afternoon. On Wednesday, a man was shot and injured in Fleetwood during the afternoon rush hour, while Sunday, a man was shot and killed in an SUV in Newton. Catherine Urquhart reports – Jul 10, 2023

A man has died in hospital after a shooting in Surrey, B.C., on Sunday.

Police said on Monday that the man was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a white Ford Edge SUV after Surrey RCMP were called for gunshots around 5 p.m.

The man was found in an alleyway near 96 Avenue and 130 Street. Witnesses in the area told Global News they heard shots fired.

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“No suspect description is currently available, and police are looking for any witnesses or those with dash camera footage from the area, to contact police,” said Surrey RCMP Sgt. Tammy Lobb.

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A short time later, a burnt-out vehicle was found near 141 A Street and 82 A Avenue. Police are investigating if the two incidents are connected.

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The file has been taken over by B.C.’s homicide investigation team.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-877-551-4448.

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