Overnight shooting on Vancouver's West Side: Trafalgar & 15th.
Vancouver Police are releasing details of an overnight shooting. Around 1:30 a.m. on the morning of August 6th, Vancouver Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Trafalgar Street and West 15th Avenue. Several callers to 9-1-1 reported hearing the sound of gunfire and squealing tires in the north lane of the 2500 block of West 15th.
Officers arrived to find a Dodge minivan had collided with several parked cars before coming to rest in the 2700 block of West 16th Avenue. The 29 year old male driver was taken to hospital for assessment, but suffered no injuries related to the shooting.
Investigators from the VPD Robbery/Assault Squad believe this is a targeted incident and that the suspect or suspects were waiting in the lane when the van drove through.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the VPD Robbery/Assault Squad at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.