2 men shot in downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour

Police closed a stretch of West Cordova in downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour neighbourhood where two men were shot Monday night.

VPD detectives investigating shooting scene on West Cordova between Burrard and Bute

Police arrived at the scene in Coal Harbour minutes after the two men were shot. (Chris Corday/CBC)

Police closed a stretch of West Cordova in downtown Vancouver's Coal Harbour neighbourhood where two men were shot Monday night.

The shooting happened at around 10:30 p.m. PT  and the two men were rushed to hospital with "serious injuries," the Vancouver Police Department said in a statement.

Officers closed West Cordova Street between Burrard and Bute streets, and detectives from the Vancouver Police Major Crime Section were called to the scene.