Customer shot in Vancouver pot shop robbery

Two masked suspects armed with a gun held up Stepping Stone Holistic Living Store Sunday

Vancouver police are investigating a brazen armed robbery at a pot shop Sunday afternoon that left one customer injured.

Just after 5 p.m. Sunday two masked suspects entered Stepping Stone Holistic Living Store on Kingsway near Clarendon Street and “made demands.”

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“One suspect produced a gun and fired it in the store,” media relations officer Sgt. Jason Robillard said in a press release. “A customer inside the store was struck by a bullet and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.”

The 32-year-old Vancouver man was taken to hospital for treatment. The suspects fled before police arrived.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call VPD’s major crime unit at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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