Teenage boy in Surrey shot in the leg, taken to hospital


The Surrey RCMP are appealing to the public after a teenage boy was shot in the leg by one of two men who approached him last night.

At around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday, the 17-year-old was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the shooting in the 12400 block of 100 Avenue in Surrey.

Officers canvassed the neighbourhood and spoke to a number of witnesses to obtain more information.

The suspects are described as both being caucasian, 5’10”, between the ages of 17-22, wearing dark clothing and covering their faces with scarves.

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

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