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Possible shooting in Burnaby at Esmond and Frances

DH Vancouver Staff Sep 18, 2015 8:59 am

Reports are flooding Twitter that a possible shooting has occurred in Burnaby, although there has been no confirmation from the city or the Burnaby RCMP.

There’s a heavy police presence at Esmond and Frances but they seem to be keeping mum on what happened. The Burnaby Fire Department and ambulances are also on scene. A witness said the shooting was targeted towards his basement suite tenant.

CKNW spoke to a neighbour in the area, Laurie Staples.

“So apparently someone heard a girl scream, and some guy swearing, and then a few shots. And they’ve got the streets blocked from Union and Frances to Georgia Street near Boundary – all the way to Boundary. And no one is allowed to leave their homes. Looks like some activity going on but we’re not really sure,” she said.


More to come…

DH Vancouver Staff
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