Bullet hole discovered in Burnaby apartment building

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After a week of violent incidents around Metro Vancouver there has been another case of shots fired in Burnaby.

Police were called to an apartment building in the 2000-block of Rosser Avenue in the Brentwood area. Residents say they heard what sounded like gunfire exchanged around 11 p.m.

A vehicle was also seen racing away shortly after.

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When police arrived they found a bullet hole in an apartment building and a vehicle in the underground parking lot riddled with bullets.

Its owner was found nearby uninjured. RCMP say he is known to them and is associated with a criminal organization.

No arrests have been made at this time. Investigators say the shooting does not appear to be connected to a string of other recent violent incidents in Metro Vancouver but they admit it is worrisome for members of the public.

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“It’s obvious that it’s dangerous for everybody and we’re very concerned about that but what I can tell you is that these incidents don’t take place very often,” said Staff Sgt. Major John Buis with Burnaby RCMP. “However, we have had a string of them now and we’re very concerned about it and we’re doing our utmost to solve this crime.”

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