Vancouver police investigating after man shot and killed in East Vancouver

The death is the city’s fifth homicide of the year

Vancouver police are investigating the city’s fifth homicide of 2019.

Police were called to the area of Main Street and East 35th Avenue at around 9:49 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting in an apartment building. Officers entered the residence and discovered a man in his 30s dead from a gunshot wound.

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Police have arrested a 30-year-old Vancouver man in connection with the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call investigators at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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