Canada 30 arrested after shots fired at Surrey house party inside suspected Airbnb
Several arrested, including 2 minors, after shots fired at Surrey home
No one was injured in the shooting or during the arrests, and no weapons have been found.Surrey RCMP descended on a home in the 10800-block of 139A Street shortly before 5 a.m., where they found evidence of gunfire.
Dozens of people were detained by RCMP overnight Saturday after reports of multiple shots fired at a house party in Surrey.
Police descended on the area of 55A Avenue and Bakerview Drive around midnight, and officials say they found evidence of more than a dozen shots fired outside a home and close to the street.
"There were a number of people inside that home, and they've all be detained," Insp. Dale Carr said.
By 5 a.m., Carr said 30 people were in custody, but were later released. Taxis were called to take those people away from the area after police processed their IDs and gathered additional evidence.
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Airbnb responded with a statement that said, "senseless violence reported has no place in the Airbnb community."The 19-year-old Humber College student, Sean McCann, was shot in the pelvis on April 27 in the city's Etobicoke region. He was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital and was released after four days, a press release on the legal action explained.
No weapons have been seized and no one was injured by the shots.
Police held the scene into Saturday morning as they waited to obtain a search warrant for the home. Carr said investigators are also looking to inspect multiple vehicles on the property, which are not allowed to leave.
"Quite frankly, I think the community, the citizens of Surrey, are sick and tired of this behaviour," Carr said.
"We're taking this very, very seriously and we're going to get to the bottom of it, and hopefully we can get some charges out of this."
Neighbours told Global News that the home is listed on Airbnb as a full house for rent, and showed the listing as featured on the short-term rental site.
Carr said he's talked to those neighbours and that police will be investigating how the group gained entry.
Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to contact Surrey RCMP or Crime Stoppers.
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Prabhleen Matharu, 21, was found dead last week in a Surrey home along with the body of an 18-year-old man from the Lower Mainland. Police have said Matharu was the victim of a homicide, and they are not looking for any other suspects. Speaking from the family's home in the Punjab village of Chitti in India, Matharu's father Gurdial Singh said he and his wife had spoken with her the day before her body was found on Nov. 21. "She was absolutely normal," he said. "She was happy and normal. She had no enemies.
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