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Shots fired in Surrey on Saturday night

Darpan News Desk Surrey RCMP, 19 Jun, 2021 11:40 PM
  • Shots fired in Surrey on Saturday night

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say two young men aged 18 and 19 years old have been arrested and remain in police custody following a targeted shooting in Surrey on Saturday. 

There were 2 vehicles involved in the shooting, with Surrey RCMP confirming shots were fired at the intersection of 73 Avenue and 128 Street at around 8:45 p.m. between people in a silver SUV and a white Jeep.

Police confirm the shooting is related to the ongoing drug trafficking and gang activity in the lower mainland. 

Both cars took off, the Jeep collided into telephone pole about three blocks away at 76 Avenue and 128 Street, with passengers running away.

The driver and passenger of the Jeep have not been charged and the investigation is going on. The silver SUV has not been found. 

EARLIER STORY: 

A shooting in Surrey, near 76 Ave and 128 St  close to 8:45pm on Saturday. 

There was a heavy police presence due to the incident at the intersection of 128th and 73rd avenue.

Traffic was down to one lane in all directions. Surrey RCMP told motorists to avoid the entire intersection if possible though.

Pictures from the scene of the crash show a crashed white Jeep Cherokee with bullet holes in driver's side door. 

At this point it is not known if any one was injured or killed or if this a targeted shooting related to the ongoing gang conflict in the lower mainland. 

More to come on this developing story. 

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