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Shootings at Yaletown and Science World

Photo by Mychaylo Prystupa

CORRECTION: The Vancouver Police Department originally reported that a female victim was shot and in serious condition, but has since stated that the victim was male. 

Shortly after 11:00 a.m. today, Vancouver police received reports of shots being fired in Yaletown, outside of the Starbucks on Davie Street near Marinaside Crescent. When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot. Paramedics were called and he was rushed to hospital in serious condition. 

A man believed to be responsible for the shooting was followed by police to the area of Science World where there was an exchange of gunfire that resulted in both the man and an officer being injured.

The alleged shooter has been taken into custody and police believe that there are no suspects outstanding, according to the VPD. 

This is the third shooting in fourth days in Vancouver. On June 8, Real Housewives of Vancouver star Jodie Claman's daughter, Mia Deakin, was one of two people shot at a gas station in East Hastings. On June 7, 33-year-old Thanh Tung Tran was fatally shot in East Vancouver, in the area of Gladstone Street near 29th Avenue. 

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