One man shot dead in South Surrey on Saturday night

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Police were on scene overnight after a fatal shooting on 19th Avenue in South Surrey, B.C., Saturday. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)
Police were on scene overnight after a fatal shooting on 19th Avenue in South Surrey, B.C., Saturday. (Shane MacKichan - image credit)

A man has been killed in a fatal shooting in Surrey, B.C., on Saturday night, according to police.

Surrey RCMP say that they were called to reports of a shooting around 11 p.m. at the 16600 block of 19th Avenue in South Surrey.

Police say they found a man who had been shot. He later died of his injuries.

"The investigation is still in its early stages, but initial indications are that this is an isolated incident not related to the Lower Mainland gang conflict," said Sgt. Brad Essex in a statement.

Shane MacKichan
Shane MacKichan

RCMP say the Lower Mainland's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) will be taking control of the investigation.

Police believe the incident was isolated in nature, and the parties involved knew each other.

A stretch of 19th Avenue was closed off overnight as police investigated the incident. It is now open to motorists.

Anyone with more information about the case, including dashcam footage around 19th Avenue between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., is asked to call RCMP at 604-599-0502 and quote file number 2022-129469.