Two people have been killed in a shooting in Burnaby today.

The shooting took place about 11:30 a.m. at the Executive Hotel and Convention Centre on Lougheed Highway.

There is heavy police presence near Lougheed and Madison in Burnaby and according to reports one of the men shot Monday was gangster Sukh Dhak. His brother Gurmit Singh Dhak was shot dead at Metrotown shopping centre in October 2010.

The other man killed was Dhak’s bodyguard, Thomas Mantel.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is handling the case, and it confirms this was a targeted attack.