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Homicide team called in after man found dead at scene of apparent shooting in Surrey

Last Updated Apr 7, 2020 at 10:44 am PDT

Mounties say they were called to the area of 138A Street near 88 Avenue early Tuesday morning for reports of shots being fired. When they arrived, they found a man dead. (Kurtis Doering, NEWS 1130 Photo)
Summary

IHIT has been called in after a man was found dead following reports of shots fired in Whalley early Tuesday

Mounties were called to the area of 138A Street near 88 Avenue for reports of shots fired early Tuesday morning

Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who may have information about what happened

SURREY (NEWS 1130) – The homicide team has now taken over an investigation in Surrey’s Whalley area.

The Surrey RCMP says officers were called to a residential neighbourhood in the area of 138A Street near 88 Avenue — not far from Bear Creek Park — just after 12:40 a.m. Tuesday for reports of shots being fired.

When they arrived, officers found a male victim who had already died. Mounties have not confirmed who this person is, or if any arrests have been made.

“The initial indications are that this was a targeted shooting,” a release from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team reads. “There are no indications of a continued threat to the public as a result of this incident. This is Surrey’s second homicide of the year.”

Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who may have any information about what happened.

You can contact IHIT at 1.877.551.IHIT (4448) or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 and quote file number 2020-51562.