There has been an incident in East Vancouver that resulted in a police-involved shooting.
According to Vancouver Police, the incident occurred on Hastings Street near Cassiar Street, just east of Hastings Park. One man has been arrested and transported to hospital.
Investigators will remain in the area for several hours and the public is asked to avoid the area. The following bus routes that travel down the area detoured until further notice: 14, 28, 130, 135, and 160.
Few details are available at this time.
- UPDATE at 4:30 p.m.: A car fire, attempted assault on a police officer, and a police-involved shooting led to the closure of Hastings Street near Cassiar Street in Vancouver this afternoon.