December 2, 2016 2:41 pm
Updated: December 2, 2016 11:15 pm

Violent crime on Vancouver-Burnaby border sends 2 to hospital

Heavily-armed police swarmed an East Vancouver neighbourhood after reports of shots fired and a knife fight. Aaron McArthur has more.

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Two men are in hospital today and two are in custody after a violent crime at a home in East Vancouver Friday morning.

Vancouver Police were called just before 9 a.m. to a home on East Georgia Street near Boundary Road.

The VPD Emergency Response Team, negotiators, K9 officers, and a number of uniformed police contained the home to deal with the situation and identify those involved. A number of witnesses have also been transported to the police station for interviews.

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One of the victims was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital after first attending Burnaby General.

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The home remains behind crime scene tape as the investigation continues.

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Vancouver Police originally said this incident may have involved a shooting or a stabbing but are not providing any more details at this time.

 

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