A man reportedly targeted in two recent shootings – one in Surrey and one in Burnaby – does not live in New Westminster, despite an RCMP statement to the contrary.
Last Wednesday, Surrey RCMP tweeted out a warning to the public to steer clear of 35-year-old Thomas Gabriel Saul of New West. The only issue, however, is that, according to the New West Police Department, Saul doesn't live in New West.
"We can confirm that he is not a resident of New Westminster and Surrey RCMP have not been able to confirm what municipality Thomas Gabriel Saul is a resident of," said communications co-ordinator Hailey Finnigan in an email.
Saul was reportedly the target in two shootings – a South Burnaby shooting that resulted in no injuries on Aug. 21 and a shooting in Surrey's Fraser Heights neighbourhood last Tuesday (Sept. 3).
Saul and one other individual were hospitalized in the late-afternoon shooting in Surrey last week with non-life-threatening injuries.