Woman shot in leg after argument near Surrey, B.C., trailer park

Police in Surrey, B.C., say a woman who got into an argument with the occupants of an SUV was followed, and then shot in the leg.

Police say motive for the shooting is unknown, but attack does not appear to be random

A woman was shot in the leg after an argument with the occupants of an SUV on Sunday, police in Surrey, B.C. said.

The 28-year-old woman was in the parking lot of a convenience store near 80th Avenue and King George Highway just after 3:30 a.m. PT Sunday when the confrontation began, police said.

Surrey RCMP Sgt. Murray Hedderson said the dark-coloured SUV the followed her as she walked into a mobile home park in the 8200 block of King George Highway.

"The verbal exchange continued at the trailer park, and at one point one of the occupants of the dark-coloured SUV fired a single gunshot, which struck the female in the lower leg," he said in a written statement.

The SUV then sped away.

Hedderson said police have not determined a motive for the shooting but at this point don't think the incident was random.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.