Police investigate 2 deadly shootings within last 24 hours

Oct 4 2018, 4:09 pm

Police are investigating two deadly shootings that took within the last 24 hours in the lower mainland.

Earlier this morning, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT), was called to the Mission Junction Mall.

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Junction Mall, via Google Maps

The team is currently investigating a shooting that took place at approximately 9 pm last night. One man has been left dead, his age and identity unspecified.

It’s not yet known if the shooting was targeted.

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is also investigating a shooting that took place in the Downtown Eastside.

Yesterday, just before 11 pm, VPD received several 911 calls regarding shots fired at Carrall Street and East Pender.

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Carrall Street and East Pender (Google Maps)

A 46-year-old Vancouver man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. Emergency services rushed him to the hospital for serious injuries. There has been no further update on his condition.

Detectives believe that the shooting was targeted, although no arrests have been made.

More information to follow as these stories develop. 

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