Fatal shooting in Nanaimo believed to be targeted
RCMP are investigating a deadly shooting in Nanaimo on Saturday morning.
Officers were called to a housing complex at the intersection of Wakesiah Avenue and Second Street just before 11 a.m., Mounties said.
An adult male was found dead in the parking lot.
The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Troy Dax McKinnon of Nanaimo.
Police said the man was known to police and they believe the shooting was targeted.
The victim’s identity will not be released until next of kin are notified.
Police said they are also investigating a vehicle fire reported on Elizabeth St. shortly after the incident, which may be related to the shooting.