Man dead after police-involved shooting on Commercial Drive

Apr 28 2022, 2:36 pm

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.

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.

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