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.

Burned car related to Nanaimo B.C. shooting 13 Jan 2018

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