Police investigate shooting in East Vancouver

Dec 21 2016, 3:13 pm

Vancouver Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in East Vancouver late Tuesday night.

According to the VPD, officers were called to a home in the area of East 5th Avenue and Cassiar Street just before 9 pm. When officers arrived to the scene, they found a 42-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

The woman was rushed to hospital and remains in serious but stable condition.

Police believe the incident was a targeted shooting and do not believe the public is at risk. At this time, no arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing are few details have been made available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the VPD Major Crime Section at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers’ anonymous hotline at 1-800-222-8477.