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Man shot in Surrey park

There has been more gunfire in Surrey.

Surrey RCMP are investigating a shooting in Hawthorne Park, on Sunday March 17.

Cpl. Elenore Sturko said at approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to the area of 142A Street and 108 Avenue, near Hawthorne Park, after receiving reports that a man had been shot.

“Police quickly located the man who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, walking in the area. Investigators also located the area where it is believed the shooting occurred, inside Hawthorne Park,” said Sturko.

“The injured man was transported to the hospital. He was treated and released the same day and taken into police custody in relation to outstanding warrants for his arrest.”

Investigators believe the shooting took place during an altercation between two groups of people who were inside the park and is believed to have been a targeted incident. 

Police are looking for two suspects, but have limited descriptions at this time. Both suspects are described as males wearing dark hooded clothing. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or contact Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.c.



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