1 dead in Nanaimo after early morning shooting

One man is dead and another is in custody after an early morning shooting in the city's south end.

A man is dead and another is in custody after an early morning shooting on the city's south side

A man is dead and another in custody after a shooting at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Nanaimo. (CBC)

A man is dead following a shooting Wednesday in Nanaimo.

Const. Gary O'Brien says the attack happened early in the morning at the Howard Johnson Hotel.

He says one person is in custody but no other details are being  released.

A motive for the shooting is unknown. O'Brien hasn't said if the victim and attacker knew each other.