Bystander shot during armed robbery at Vancouver cannabis store

Jan 28 2019, 4:38 pm

Police are investigating after the brazen daytime robbery of a medicinal cannabis store in Vancouver.

The incident took place on Sunday, January 27, just after 5 pm.

According to police reports, two suspects, both wearing masks, entered the Stepping Stone Holistic Living Store on Kingsway near Clarendon Street and began making demands.

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One of the suspects pulled a gun and fired in store, striking a customer in the process.

The bystander, a 32-year-old Vancouver man was taken to the hospital. Fortunately, he suffered non-life threatening injuries and is currently being treated.

Both suspects fled the scene before police were able to arrive.

The VPD has not specified if anything was stolen from the scene prior to the suspects escape.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the VPD’s Major Crime Unit at (604)-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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