IHIT is working with Surrey RCMP to investigate a fatal targeted shooting in a busy Fleetwood shopping area Sunday evening.
At about 7:40 p.m., Surrey RCMP were called to Evergreen Mall at 152 Street and Fraser Highway in response to shots fired in the parking lot of the bustling shopping complex.
Paramedics attended to a critically injured man at the scene, where he succumbed to his injuries and died.
The victim’s body could be seen covered with a yellow tarp on the sidewalk in front of a clinic adjoining a Shoppers Drug Mart store.
The window of the Shoppers Drug Mart could be seen riddled with bullet holes.
The victim is known to police.
Surrey RCMP say in a statement, “While this shooting caused a risk to public safety as it unfolded, there is no indication of any on-going risk in the area.”
Police are seeking the public’s assistance and are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have video surveillance or dash-cam video to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or email at email@example.com. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or http://www.solvecrime.ca.
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