[UPDATED] Shots fired, men with knives reported in ongoing police incident

Dec 2 2016, 6:32 pm

UPDATE – This situation has now been resolved. Details are provided here.

Two men are in custody after a reports of a fight, shots fired and men with knives in East Vancouver on Friday morning.

According to a release from Const. Brian Montague, police were called to a home near East Georgia and Boundary Road just before 9 am.

The VPD Emergency Response Team, negotiators, K9 officers, and uniformed police were dealing with the situation for around two hours.

Two men have now been taken to hospital, said Montague, and a number of witnesses have been taken to the police station for interviews.

The home and crime scene have been turned over to detectives as the investigation continues to establish what occurred.

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