Surrey: RCMP on Monday said officers are investigating a report of shots being fired in the Newton area of Surrey.

In a statement, RCMP said at approximately 4:10 pm, Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired at a vehicle near 76 Avenue and 148 Street. 

The police said a male suffering from what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries is being treated at an area hospital.  

“The initial investigation indicates that a white van was seen fleeing the scene,” Surrey RCMP said in a statement. 

“Police will be working to determine if a subsequent vehicle fire found nearby at 147 Street and 69 Avenue is connected to the shooting investigation,” the RCMP added.

Officers are in the area and will be conducting neighbourhood canvassing and speaking with witnesses to obtain further information. The investigation is still in its early stages and police are working to determine a possible motive, the RCMP said.

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