The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team was called after a man died of his injuries after a shooting in Burnaby on 13th Avenue and 6th Street on Saturday night.
IHIT is heading towards #BurnabyBC for a fatal shooting that took place this evening at 7 pm near 13 Ave and 6 St. A man was taken to hospital and has since died of his injuries.
– IHIT (@HomicideTeam) May 9, 2021
A witness reported hearing several gunshots outside a martial arts studio around 7 p.m. and ran outside to provide first aid to the victim, whom he described as a man in his 20s.
Burnaby homicide investigators after fatal shooting
The victim was taken to hospital, IHIT said she did not survive.
Dozens of police are on the scene and the area is behind yellow tape.
The investigation is still in its early stages.
It is not yet known whether this shooting is related to the ongoing gang conflict in the Lower Mainland.