Update: April 17, 2019
Vancouver Police are investigating after a man was shot this evening at around 8:30 in the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street. The victim died at the scene.
It is still very early in the investigation, but this appears to be a targeted shooting. No arrests have been made.
Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting, or who has information about the incident, is asked to call the VPD Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Officers have restricted traffic on Burrard Street between West 4th and 5th Avenues. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.