Homicide investigators seek help following fatal gas station shooting
RCMP responding to multiple 911 calls find man suffering from an apparent gunshot wounds
RCMP in Surrey, B.C., are asking for the public's help in its investigation into the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old Surrey man.
On Saturday at around 6 p.m., a man was shot and killed while he was inside his vehicle at a gas station on the 18600-block of Fraser Highway, according to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Unit.
No suspect was found at the time, but based on video surveillance footage gathered from the area and witness reports, police are now looking for a suspect they describe as a black man who was seen running from the gas station immediately following the shooting. He was witnessed getting into a silver sedan driven by a second black male.
At around 10 p.m., Burnaby RCMP were called to a report of a burning vehicle — which police believe is the same getaway car used earlier — at the intersection of Willingdon Avenue and Kemp Street.
Watch: Surveillance video of car believed to have been used as getaway vehicle in shooting
Of interest to police are two specific times and areas:
- 18600-block of Fraser Highway in Surrey between 5:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m.
- Willingdon Avenue and Kemp Street between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Anyone with information or dashcam video is asked to contact the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- 4448.
The name of the victim has not been released, but police are working to notify his family. The victim was known to them and they believe the shooting was targeted.
Targeted killings in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley in the last 18 months