Woman in critical condition after shooting in Lonsdale area of North Vancouver
Witnesses reported hearing gunshots at around 11 a.m. near Lonsdale Avenue and 12 Street
A woman is on life support after being shot late Tuesday morning in the Lonsdale neighbourhood of North Vancouver, according to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.
The incident happened near Lonsdale Avenue and 12 Street East where witnesses reported hearing gunshots at around 11:30 a.m. PT.
The area around the crime scene will remain cordoned off for a significant amount of time, according to the North Vancouver RCMP and the public is being warned to avoid the area.
Police say there is no ongoing risk to the public.
Anyone with information is asked to call the North Vancouver RCMP at 604-985-1311, or anonymously at Crime Stoppers, 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
- An earlier version of this story quoted the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team which mistakenly said the woman had died. In fact, she is on life support in hospital.Apr 02, 2019 4:14 PM PT