NEWS
02/18/2016 12:40 EST | Updated 02/18/2017 00:12 EST

Taxi passenger hurt, driver uninjured, in suspected targeted shooting in Surrey

SURREY, B.C. — A 40-year-old man has minor injuries to his leg after an early morning shooting in Surrey, B.C.

RCMP say it happened just after 5 a.m. (near 143 Street at 109 Avenue) in the Bridgeview neighbourhood when several gunshots were fired at a taxi, shattering the window and injuring the passenger.

Mounties say there were numerous 911 calls about the attack, including a call from the victim, confirming he had been hit.

The taxi driver was not hurt and drove the man to hospital where he was met by RCMP officers.

A motive for the attack is not known, but investigators say it is likely targeted.

No arrests have been made and Surrey RCMP are urging anyone with information to come forward.

The Canadian Press