RCMP in Surrey are investigating an early morning shooting.
One victim has now died, while the other remains in hospital. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has been called in.
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Sgt. Dwayne Honeyman says police were called to the area of King George Boulevard and Crescent Road at 2:10 a.m. Monday.
A man and a woman were shot and they were both rushed to hospital. She remains in serious condition.
Police say it appears this shooting was not a random attack.
The victims were found at two locations – the man was found at 36A Avenue and Elgin Road and the woman was found in a vehicle at the King George Boulevard and Crescent Road location.
Police say they believe the man and the woman were shot in the same location, in the area of 36A Avenue and Elgin Road ,and then they dispersed. The female victim had driven herself a short distance away from the scene and then called 911.
About an hour after the shooting, a car was found on fire in the 8500-block of 204 Street in Langley. The vehicle had no licence plates and the owner has not been found.
RCMP are not confirming any connection to the shooting at this time.
Officers are canvassing the neighbourhood and are speaking with witnesses.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at email@example.com.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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