Monday, July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

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Man wounded in drive-by shooting in central Vancouver

The victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries

By , Columbian Assistant Metro Editor

A man was wounded early Monday morning in a drive-by shooting in central Vancouver.

Vancouver police responded at 2:10 a.m. for a report of shots heard at Northeast 40th Street and Andresen Road, according to police department spokeswoman Kim Kapp.

Police located a man who had been shot in the arm. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Kapp said. His identity was not released, and he was unable to provide police with details of the shooting.

Police said about 28 rounds were fired. Of those, 25 were close to or hit a building in a nearby apartment complex. Several rounds were found inside apartment units, according to a department news release. No other injuries were reported.

The Safe Streets Task Force is investigating.

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