Double shooting in Vancouver sends two men to hospital

Jan 8 2018, 6:17 pm

Two men were hospitalized after a double shooting in a southeast Vancouver neighbourhood on Saturday evening.

According to a release from the VPD, the incident took place just before 8 pm in the parking lot of “an industrial area’ at at East Kent Avenue South near Borden Street.

The two men, who police said are both in their early 20s, were taken to hospital with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.

At this point in the investigation, police believe the shooting was targeted and that there is no risk to the general public.

No further information on the investigation is available at this time.

Anyone who may have any information on the incident is asked to contact the VPD at 604-717-2541.

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