British Columbia

Police identify Vancouver shooting victim

The Vancouver man shot dead behind the wheel of his Cadillac in the city's east side Saturday, the victim of a shooting, was Po Ho Cheung, 45, of Napier Street, police say.

The Vancouver man found dead behind the wheel of his Cadillac in the city's east side Saturday, the victim of a shooting,was Po Ho Cheung, 45, of Napier Street, police say.

Flower bouquets adorn the driveway of James Po Ho Cheung's house, where he was founded dead in his parked car early Saturday morning. ((CBC))

"It doesn't appear to be a random attack," said Const. Howard Chow of the Vancouver Police Department.

Police receivedcalls of shots being fired around 2 a.m. Saturday. When theyarrived, they located the body in the car, andcordoned off the area for several hours while they searched for evidence.

Cheung often went by the name James, and police are asking anyone with information about the crimeto call them.

Neighbours said Cheunglived inthe home with his wife, Sandy Wong, a realtor.They were described as a quiet couple with no children.

Antonio Lising, a neighbour, said it saddens him to know that Cheungis dead.

"When I see him I just hug him like a brother. He's a very nice person. It's like my brother's gone," said Lising, who had known Cheung for four years.

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