Christopher Raymond Hartl fatally shot in Surrey, Darren Ellis Scott charged with murder

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Surrey RCMP received a report of a shooting in the 12600-block of 97 Avenue on April 1st at 2:27pm.

RCMP said police arrived at the scene and learned  that a 48-year old man had been shot inside a residence. The victim was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim 48-year-old Christopher Raymond Hartl died of his injuries in hospital.

Two suspects fled the scene on bikes and the Surrey RCMP Frontline officers, Community Response Unit, and policing partners with the Lower Mainland Integrated Teams were able to track the movements of the suspects and take them into custody.

As a result of the investigation police said 40-year-old Darren Ellis Scott had been charged by the B.C. Prosecution Service with one count of second degree murder.

not connected to the ongoing Lower Mainland gang conflict.