VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A man in his 30s has been killed in Vancouver’s fifth homicide of 2019.
Police say they were called to the area of Main Street and East 35th Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting.
When they arrived at an apartment building in the area, a man was found dead with gunshot wounds inside one of the units.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Main Street was shut down for several hours between 33rd and 37th Avenues. It has since reopened.
The VPD would like to speak with anyone who may have information. You can contact the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604.717.2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Police respond to reports of shots fired in South Vancouver
A different police incident on Tuesday night had police swarm a second neighborhood in Vancouver.
Police say they got a call about a gun-shot heard inside an apartment building just after 10:00 p.m. near West 70th and Cartier Street. When officers arrived, the VPD says they realized a man had apparently shot a gun into the floor.
The man was not cooperative and it took several hours for officers to arrest him. It was discovered when he was taken into custody that the 40-year-old was also wanted on two outstanding warrants.
No one was hurt in this shooting.