Thursday, October 28, 2021
Oct. 28, 2021

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One dead in east Vancouver homicide

Police found victim after responding to report of shooting; public's help sought

By , Columbian Metro Editor

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance as it investigates a homicide in east Vancouver.

Police responded at 6:13 p.m. Saturday to reports of a shooting near 2715 N.E. 138th Ave., according to a police statement issued Sunday morning. Property records show that address is a large parking lot at the southeast corner of Northeast 138th Avenue and Northeast 28th Street.

Officers found a male victim and offered aid as crews arrived from the Vancouver Fire Department and AMR. Paramedics later pronounced him dead at the scene, the statement said.

The victim’s name and age was not released.

The death is being investigated by the Vancouver Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit and the Safe Streets Task Force, the statement said.

Police said there is no perceived danger to the public, and they asked that any one with information about the case to call the department’s TIP Line at 360-487-7399.