VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A search is underway for the person responsible for an apparent road rage incident that turned into a shooting early Friday morning in Vancouver.
Police were called to an area near Bridgeway Street, by the Iron Workers Memorial Bridge at around 1:30 a.m. They found a 33-year-old man who had died from gunshot wounds.
A woman who is believed to have been in the same vehicle as the victim has minor injuries.
“The evidence suggests that this homicide was the result of a road rage incident between the victim — believed to be in a grey Toyota Matrix, and the suspect, who was in a white sedan,” said Sgt. Jason Robillard.
A shooting late last night near the iron workers bridge has left a 33-year-old Vancouver man dead. @VancouverPD say this was a case of road rage, asking people in the area who has dash cam footage to come forward. @NEWS1130 pic.twitter.com/39xqtlCTrj
— Taran Parmar (@Tarankparmar) August 10, 2018
Police say it’s not clear how the dispute between the drivers.
No arrests have been made. The victim’s identity has not been released, as police notify the family.
Investigators are hoping someone may have dash cam footage near the intersection of McGill and Renfrew Street between 1:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
This is Vancouver’s 14th homicide of the year.