Police are investigating after a man was shot down at an upscale waterfront hotel in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday.
Authorities said a witness found the victim unresponsive on the third level of the Fairmont Pacific Rims parking lot around 6 p.m. 15:30
Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene.
Vancouver police station has not released details about the victim’s identity, but said investigators believe the shooting was targeted.
So far no arrests have been made.
“This cheeky shooting happened in broad daylight at a popular tourist hotel in the city,” const. This is what Tania Visintin says in a press release. “We ask the public to be vigilant while we find the one responsible.”
A huge police presence formed around the hotel after the victim was discovered and the hotel’s parkade was cordoned off with police tape.
A witness told CTV News that authorities have already reviewed a security video that could show a potential suspect.
The incident marks Vancouver’s 13th murder this year.
Police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call VPD’s homicide unit. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers instead.
With files from CTV News Vancouver’s Penny Daflos