Man dead after shooting near school in Surrey, B.C.

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The RCMP are investigating a fatal shooting near an elementary school in Surrey, B.C.

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Police say a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the 6700 block of 130 Street, and died as a result of his injuries.

They say it does not appear to be a random act. 

Police have closed 130 Street between 64th and 68th Avenue and say it will remain that way for “a significant amount of time.” 

The location of the shooting is about 200 metres from Martha Jane Norris Elementary School.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has been called to the scene and is working with the Surrey RCMP.

Read more from CBC British Columbia

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/fatal-shooting-surrey-1.4859697?cmp=rss