Surrey RCMP investigate Nov. 23 shooting in Royal Heights (Photo: Facebook/Tracey Fink-Milliken Rosell)

Suspect faces six charges in Surrey’s Royal Heights shooting

A 33-year-old Surrey man in Royal Heights was shot on Nov. 23.

A 27-year-old man is facing six charges related to a shooting of a 33-year-old Surrey man in Royal Heights on Nov. 23.

The shooting happened near 96th Avenue and 116th Street, near the Surrey-North Delta border, at about 8:40 a.m. The victim’s injuries were not life threatening, police said.

Royal Heights Elementary school temporarily went under lockout as a precaution while police searched for a suspect.

Trevor Robert McKay, of no fixed address, is now charged with discharging a firearm at a person with intent to injure, discharging firearm while being reckless as to the life or safety of a person, aggravated assault, uttering threats, using a firearm to commit an indictable offence, and possessing shaved keys for breaking into a motor vehicle.

READ ALSO: Surrey RCMP believe shooting was ‘disagreement that got out of hand’

“This individual was identifed as a potential suspect early on and was in custody on unrelated matters shortly after this incident,” Surrey RCMP Corporal Scotty Schumann said. “This incident is not related to the current conflicts being experienced by several jurisdications around the Lower Mainland.”

Schumann said McKay remains in custody.

There have been 56 shootings in Surrey so far this year.



tom.zytaruk@surreynowleader.com

Like us on Facebook and follow Tom on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Free pads, tampons now available in Surrey school washrooms

Menstrual products previously given out to students upon request

Surrey student selected as Loran Award recipient

Award is valued at $100K over four years of undergraduate studies

‘Coldest Night’ walk in Whalley aims to raise $25K on Saturday

Live music, food and commemorative toques attract teams to national event held annually

Former Cloverdale church elder pleads guilty to sexual assault

Brian Batke, 73, entered guilty plea Feb. 14

Pipeline dispute: Tories put no-confidence motion on House of Commons agenda

Conservatives say they have no confidence in the Trudeau government to end the rail blockades

Galchenyuk nets shootout winner as Wild edge Canucks 4-3

Vancouver tied with Calgary for second spot in NHL’s Pacific Division

B.C.’s soda drink tax will help kids lose weight, improve health, says doctor

Dr. Tom Warshawski says studies show sugary drinks contribute to obesity

A&W employees in Ladysmith get all-inclusive vacation for 10 years of service

Kelly Frenchy, Katherine Aleck, and Muriel Jack are headed on all-expenses-paid vacations

B.C. mom’s complaint about ‘R word’ in children’s ministry email sparks review

In 2020, the ‘R’ word shouldn’t be used, Sue Robins says

B.C., federal ministers plead for meeting Wet’suwet’en dissidents

Scott Fraser, Carolyn Bennett says they can be in Smithers Thursday

UPDATE: TransLink gets injunction ahead of pipeline, Indigenous rights protest

The protest rally is in opposition to the Coastal GasLink and Trans Mountain pipeline projects

Province shows no interest in proposed highway between Alberta and B.C.

Province says it will instead focus on expanding the Kicking Horse Canyon to four lanes

Mysterious bang booms over Sumas Mountain once again

Police unsure of source, quarry companies say, ‘not us’

Most Read