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Targeted shooting in Vancouver is the city’s 12th homicide of 2018

Vancouver police say one man has been killed in a targeted shooting.


July 30, 2018
By The Canadian Press

Const. Jason Doucette says it happened in northeast Vancouver just before 8 p.m.

Several callers to 911 reported hearing shots fired and responding officers found the man a short time later.

Doucette says in a news release that the unnamed man was rushed to hospital but could not be saved.

Based on details gathered early in the investigation, he says police do not believe the public is at risk.

The slaying is Vancouver’s 12th homicide of 2018.

News from © Canadian Press Enterprises Inc., 2018