Vancouver Police investigate double homicide; “city’s sixth and seventh homicides of 2020”; Police identify vehicle-of-interest

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Police have identified an older model grey 2005 Dodge Caravan minivan, with British Columbia license plate number 175-LXR, as a vehicle-of-interest in the city’s most recent homicides. Police are appealing to the public for any information on the whereabouts of this vehicle.

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“We are asking anyone who comes across this vehicle to immediately call 9-1-1,” says Sergeant Aaron Roed, VPD. “Please do not approach the vehicle or its occupants, as it is related to the two most recent homicides in Vancouver. Any information on the vehicle’s whereabouts will assist the investigation.”

Police received a 9-1-1 call just before 12:30 a.m. about two men who had been shot inside a residence in the area of East 11th Avenue and Commercial Drive.

Vancouver Police identify vehicle-of-interest in city’s sixth and seventh homicides
Vancouver Police identify vehicle-of-interest in city’s sixth and seventh homicides

Anyone with information on this vehicle is requested to call 9-1-1.

BACKGROUND

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s sixth and seventh homicides of 2020. The murders happened near Commercial Drive and East 11th Avenue overnight.

Police received a 9-1-1 call just before 12:30 a.m. about two males who had been shot inside a residence. BC Ambulance service attended with Vancouver Police and confirmed that both males were deceased.

File Photo - Homicide
File Photo – Homicide

Vancouver Police detectives are on scene and continue to investigate. The investigation is in its early stages.

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

Vancouver Police Service



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