Man shot dead in road rage incident under Iron Workers Memorial Bridge

VANCOUVER Police are investigating after a traffic dispute turned deadly, claiming a man’s life.

Just after 1:30 a.m. on Friday, Vancouver Police received a 9-1-1 call about a man shot near Bridgeway Street, just under the Iron Workers Memorial Bridge. Officers arrived a short time later to find a 33-year-old Vancouver man who had died from gunshot wounds. A woman believed to be in the same vehicle as the victim had suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital. She has since been released.

The evidence suggests that this homicide was the result of a road rage incident between the victim, believed to be in a grey Toyota Matrix, and the suspect, who was in a white sedan.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The identity of the victim has not been released as the next of kin has not yet been notified. This is Vancouver’s 14th homicide of 2018.

Homicide investigators are asking anyone who may have dash cam footage near the intersection of McGill Street and Renfrew Street last night between 1:30 and 2 a.m., or who has information about this incident, to contact homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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