Gastown taxi shooting sends woman to hospital

Nov 14 2016, 5:07 pm

A 29-year-old woman is in hospital after being found with gunshot wounds in a taxi in Gastown early Monday morning.

According to a Vancouver Police release, the woman, who has not been identified, was shot just before 5 am at Abbott and West Pender.

She was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

Although the area was initially closed to traffic, it has now been reopened. Police have taken two people of interest into custody, but the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the VPD at 604-717-2541, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca.

DH Vancouver StaffDH Vancouver Staff

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