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"She's the strongest person that we've met."
RCMP say sexual assault may have been a motivator.
Sophon Sek pleaded guilty for his part in the so-called Surrey Six slayings.
It happened near a high school.
"More and more there are kids who come from affluent families who have the same draw and pull as the kids doing it out of necessity."
Police would not say whether the gunfire is linked to the 17 other shootings identified as a low-level drug trade turf war.
The federal government is also committing $3.5 million over five years for a gang reduction program.
"Headlines were focusing on these shooting sprees, so we decided to have a kindness spree."
Hours before the latest shooting, Christy Clark told residents the government stands with them in fighting threats of violence.
Then comes the day that your kid doesn't have the money to buy the pot they feel they need. Someone will tell them that is OK, here is some pot to sell to your friends, and that is how it begins.
Arun Bains, 22, who was known to have links to drugs, was killed Sunday in the most recent flare-up of violence.
The seriously injured victim was initially unco-operative but eventually agreed to be taken to hospital.
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The cases appear to be connected to low-level drug crime rather than organized gangs, said police.
Police say it is early in the investigation and they cannot release many details.