Late-night shooting leads to double homicide in Vancouver: VPD

Jul 7 2020, 9:04 am

A late-night shooting in Vancouver has resulted in the city’s sixth and seventh homicides of the year.

According to the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the double homicide took place overnight near Commercial Drive and East 11th Avenue.

Police received a 9-1-1 call just before 12:30 am on Tuesday. Two males were reportedly shot inside a residence and found deceased when ambulance and police arrived on scene.

“Vancouver police detectives are on the scene and continue to investigate,” says VPD Sergeant Aaron Roed. “The investigation is in its early stages.”

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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