An East Vancouver man is dead after a police-involved shooting on Commercial Drive.
The man died following an exchange of gunfire with Vancouver Police on Wednesday night.
In a news release, police say they responded to reports of an alleged assault inside an apartment near Commercial Drive and East 5th Avenue just after 8:30 pm.
#VPDNews: An East Vancouver man has died following an exchange of gunfire with Vancouver Police on Wednesday night.
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) April 28, 2022
When patrol officers arrived, there was an interaction that resulted in an exchange of gunfire.
The 40-year-old suspect has died, and one police officer has been taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the Independent Investigations Office is investigating.