Woman Dies Following East Vancouver Shooting

Vancouver, BC – The woman who was shot in yesterday’s targeted shooting in East Vancouver has died.

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The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Vancouver resident Janice Nicole Bryant.

Just after 5 p.m. yesterday, police received reports of shots fired near East 7th Avenue and St. Catherines Street in East Vancouver. Officers arrived and found a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. She was rushed to hospital where she died a short time later.

No arrests have been made yet. Based on the information collected so far, investigators do not believe this was a random shooting.

This is Vancouver’s 8th homicide in 2017.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the VPD Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Vancouver Police Department


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