British Columbia

RCMP investigate targeted shooting in north Surrey

RCMP said they have detained three people in connection with a shooting in the Bridgeview neighbourhood Wednesday night.

Police have detained three people found in a vehicle similar to the one described driving away from the scene

Police said while the investigation is in its early stages, the shooting appears to be targeted. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

Surrey RCMP are investigating what they say was a targeted shooting in the Bridgeview area Wednesday night.

Police were called to a report of shots fired around 6:40 p.m. in the 14000-block of 115A Avenue.

In a statement, Staff Sgt. Murray Hedderson said police were told a dark-coloured SUV was seen driving away from the area with its headlights off. 

A similar-looking vehicle was found and police said three people were detained.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the shooting, or saw a dark-coloured SUV driving away, to contact them.