1 man dead after shooting in Nanaimo, B.C.

Police say the shooting appears to be targeted. The body was found in a parking lot near Wakesiah Avenue and Second Street.

Police say victim was known to them and was discovered in parking lot

Police are investigating after a man was found dead following a shooting in Nanaimo B.C. on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. A vehicle fire is also part of the investigation (Kendall Hanson/CHEK News)

A man is dead after a shooting Saturday morning in Nanaimo B.C., according to police.

Officers say they were called to a parking lot at an apartment complex at 1406 Jingle Pot Road just before 11 a.m. PT.

They discovered the body of the victim, who has not been named.

RCMP say the victim is known to them and investigators believe the shooting is targeted.

As part of the investigation, police are also looking into a vehicle fire reported shortly after the incident.

As part of the investigation, police are also looking into a vehicle fire reported shortly after the incident. (Kendall Hanson/CHEK News)