LETTER: Guns not just in Newton

The focus needs to be how we can fix this problem – across Surrey, not just Newton, says one reader.

Police investigating the scene of another Surrey shooting this week.

The Editor,

Re: “Man shot near Bear Creek Park in Surrey’s 31st shooting of 2016,” the Now online.

The shootings have been happening all over Surrey, not just in the Newton area.

The focus needs to be how we can fix this problem – across Surrey, not just Newton. Looking at one community is not going to solve anything.

SEE ALSO: Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner urges public patience as bullets keep flying

Intervention programs need to be delivered to schools. The people involved in these shootings are young individuals who have gone down the wrong path.

Newton is a strong community of hard-working individuals, not a community defined by gunplay.

Gurpreet Singh, Surrey

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