Surrey RCMP responded to another shooting Tuesday night, the fourth in four days.
At 11:10 p.m. April 5, Surrey Mounties attended a call for shots fired in the 7700-block of 155 Street. When they arrived, the found a man injured. He was taken to hospital where he remains in stable condition.
Witnesses say they saw a dark-coloured SUV driving away shortly after the incident, which police believe was targeted.
It’s the 32nd shooting this year – 33 if a bullet hole at the Guildford policing station is determined to be recent.
On Friday, police said there had been 28 shootings so far this year. There has been a shooting every day since then.
Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner said she is furious, but believes the police investigation will shut down the violence in the next few weeks.
She declined to be any more specific.
The rampant gunplay is causing alarm in the community, with many saying they are afraid to leave their homes.
Despite the gunplay in the city streets, Hepner says they are targeted shootings and maintains Surrey is still a safe city.
Anyone with further information who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca