A Surrey man was severely wounded in a Friday night shooting in Langley Township. It occurred in a newly-built townhouse complex in the Willoughby neighborhood.
The police identified a 23-year old Tarek Ali Al-Romenshi as the person who was wounded in a vehicle. He was not a resident of the complex and not known to the police according to Cpl. Frank Jang, spokesperson for the regional Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).
Cpl. Jang added that the shooting incident appeared to be targeted. Jang issued an appeal for any individual with knowledge of the incident to get in touch with the police.
After 9 PM, Langley RCMP received calls of shots being fired in the 8200 block of 204B St in a newly developed site of Willoughby.
Upon arrival, they found an injured man who sustained gunshot wounds inside a vehicle. The reports from the scene stated that the man was shot twice in the chest region.
The paramedics and firefighters delivered CPR on the victim while he was loaded into the ambulance.
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