Update: Investigation continues after shots fired at Surrey RCMP Officer


2021-09-11 09:42 PDT

File # 2021-138278

Surrey RCMP is updating the public with respect to the investigation of a shooting that took place during a police traffic stop in Newton.

The Surrey RCMP Major Crime Section is leading the investigation into shots fired at a Surrey RCMP Officer during an attempt to conduct a traffic stop on westbound on 82 Avenue just past 128 Street, on September 9, 2021 at 8:55 p.m. (See previous news release.)

With assistance from the Integrated Forensic Identification Service, investigators have completed processing the scene of the shooting and the roadway has been re-opened. Officers are still in the area working, canvassing the area for additional witnesses and video.

At this time, the vehicle is described as a black sedan. Obtaining a more detailed description of the vehicle and the driver remains a priority. More details may be released as they come available. Investigators are requesting anyone who was a witness to this incident, or anyone with dashcam footage related to this incident to contact Surrey RCMP at 604 599 0502.

Anyone who sees the suspect vehicle is urged not to approach it, and should call 911 immediately. The driver of this vehicle is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.

For media inquiries contact:
Sgt. Elenore Sturko
Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776
Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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