Police investigating evening shooting at Oppenheimer Park

Dec 13 2019, 8:49 am

Police are investigating after an evening shooting took place in Vancouver’s downtown eastside.

According to a police statement, officers were called to Oppenheimer Park just after 5:30 pm on Thursday. Upon arrival, they found a victim who was reportedly suffering from a gunshot wound.

The male victim was taken to the hospital, with what police say are non-life-threatening injuries.

The Vancouver Police Department says that they also deployed an abundance of resources to the park “to ensure the safety of the residents.”

Anyone with further information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.