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Police Investigate Shooting

One man remains in stable condition after being shot in the Downtown Eastside this
morning.

Police received 9-1-1 calls this morning just after 5:30 a.m. reporting the sounds of gunshots in the area of Jackson Avenue and Powell Street. When officers arrived, they found a thirty-year-old Vancouver man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This shooting does not appear to be random, and no arrests have been made.

No additional information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Major Crime detectives at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.