Police were called to 6th Street near 13th Avenue around 7 p.m. for reporting gunfire.
“A man was taken to hospital and has since died of his injuries,” a homicide team tweet read.
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
No further details were released, but earlier in the evening the Royal Mounted Police warned people to expect a significant police presence as they investigate.
– GRC de Burnaby (@BurnabyRCMP) May 9, 2021
Sixth Street has been closed to traffic between 12th and 16th avenues.