Vancouver police looking for witnesses in targeted shooting in South Vancouver

Vancouver Courier


Vancouver police are looking for witnesses in a targeted shooting Monday in the city’s River District.

Officers responded to calls of shots fired in South Vancouver at around 5 p.m. after an unknown man fired several times at a car carrying two adults and a baby.

Vancouver Police. Photo Dan Toulgoet

“Detectives from VPD’s Major Crimes Section believe the shooter — a South Asian male in his 20s — was one of two men seen driving in the 3400-block of Sawmill Crescent yesterday afternoon,” media relations officer Const. Steve Addison said in a press release. “It is believed the shooter got out of the car and fired several shots toward the victims as they drove into the block.”

The victims drove away and no one was hurt.

Detectives believe the victims were targeted and urge anyone with information, security video or dash-cam footage, to call investigators at 604-717-2541, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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