Police in Vancouver are looking into Tuesday morning’s shooting fatality near Downtown Eastside. The victim, a man in the 40s, was gunned to death inside a London hotel, close to Main Street and George Street at about 5 am, police Sergeant Steven Addison said via press briefing.
Two people are said to have fled from the scene and are yet to be located.
Sergeant Addison, who said the hotel is located in Strathcona, noted that investigators think the man was a target. Police did not release the man’s name, but police are doing their best to locate the next of kin.
Police added that this is the 11th homicide this year.