1 person in serious condition after shooting in Vancouver’s DTES – BC

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Vancouver police say one person was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition after a shooting in the Downtown Eastside late Sunday afternoon.

Shane MacKichan

Shane MacKichan

Shane MacKichan

Investigators described the attack near Hastings Street and Dunlevy Avenue as “isolated and targeted.”

Police said no one has been arrested.

Shane MacKichan

Shane MacKichan

Meanwhile, shortly after this, large numbers of police and at least two ambulances were called to the area of the International Village mall at Pender and Abbott Streets.

Shane MacKichan

Shane MacKichan

Evidence markers could be seen laid out along West Pender and Abbott Street.

Shane MacKichan

Shane MacKichan

Shane MacKichan

Police have not commented specifically on this second scene, or whether the two incidents are related, except to say in a statement that “Vancouver Police have responded to two separate incidents in the Downtown Eastside this (Sunday) evening.  Officers from the Major Crime Section are investigating.”

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