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Man killed in targeted shooting in Surrey’s Fleetwood neighbourhood

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IHIT is working with Surrey RCMP to investigate a fatal targeted shooting in a busy Fleetwood shopping area Sunday evening.

Surrey RCMP on the scene of a fatal targeted shooting outside Evergreen Mall on 152nd Street. Global News

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.

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Paramedics attended to a critically injured man at the scene, where shortly after he succumbed to his injuries and died.

The victim is known to police.

Surrey RCMP on the scene of a fatal targeted shooting outside Evergreen Mall on 152nd Street. Surrey RCMP on the scene of a fatal targeted shooting outside Evergreen Mall on 152nd Street. Global News

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Witnesses tell Global News they spotted a body covered with a tarp on the sidewalk in front of the Shoppers Drug Mart store.

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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.”

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Surrey RCMP on the scene of a fatal targeted shooting outside Evergreen Mall on 152nd Street. Surrey RCMP on the scene of a fatal targeted shooting outside Evergreen Mall on 152nd Street. Global News

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 protected] 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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