THE Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is on scene in the 6500-block of 137A Street in Newton where a man was shot dead on Friday night. IHIT investigators and Surrey RCMP officers are canvassing the neighbourhood looking for witnesses.
At approximately 7 p.m. on March 9, Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in that area. Police located a man suffering from injuries and he was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police said that initial indications are that this is a targeted / isolated incident and involves parties known to each other. IHIT currently has conduct of the investigation and is being assisted by units of the Surrey RCMP.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact IHIT media relations officer. If they wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.