IHIT deployed after man arrives at hospital with critical injuries

Surrey, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2022-11-04 13:22 PDT

File # 2022-168476

Surrey RCMP is advising the public that the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called out, after police were called to attend an area hospital for a report of a man suffering gunshot wounds.

Due to the serious nature of his injuries, the 24-year-old man is not expected to survive.

Initial information to police indicated the shooting took place in Whalley, though that has not yet been confirmed. At this time, investigators are still actively working to determine the exact location where the shooting occurred.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called and will be working in partnership with the Surrey RCMP. Investigators are working to identify a motive and are working with partners to determine if there are links to the drug trade and ongoing gang conflict.

Police are currently in the evidence gathering phase, no further information will be provided at this time. Further details will be handled by the IHIT Media Relations Officer.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

For media inquiries contact:
Cst Sarbjit Sangha
Surrey RCMP Media Relations Unit
Office: 604-599-7776
Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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