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Vancouver police investigate Monday night shooting in central Vancouver

One person wounded, taken to area hospital

By , Columbian Assistant Metro Editor

The Vancouver Police Department is investigating a shooting in which a man was wounded Monday night in central Vancouver.

Police responded about 9:30 p.m. to Northeast 87th Avenue and Northeast 12th Street in the North Garrison Heights neighborhood for a report of shots fired involving two vehicles.

Upon arrival, officers located multiple shell casings but no victims, according to a department news release.

However, a short time later, dispatch received a call about a man who returned home with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers responded to the residence, and the man was taken to an area hospital, police said.

A vehicle matching the description of one of the vehicles at the shooting scene was also found at the residence, according to the police department.

Detectives with the Safe Streets Task Force and Major Crimes Unit are investigating.

Anyone with information on the shooting should call the Vancouver Police Department Tip Line at 360-487-7399.