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Victim in fatal Vancouver road rage identified as Willis Hunt

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The victim of what police say was a fatal incident of road rage in Vancouver has been identified.

Vancouver police say 33-year-old Willis Charles Hunt died following a shooting near the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge just after 1:30 a.m. on Friday.

Hunt’s death “was likely the result of a road rage incident,” Vancouver police said in a statement

“It is still very early in this investigation and our detectives are working to confirm the circumstances that led to this man’s death,” Const. Jason Doucette said.

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“We are reminding anyone who may find themselves involved in a road rage incident to remain calm, not to engage the occupants of the other vehicle, and to call 911 if you feel your safety could be at risk.”

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The victim is believed to have been in a grey Toyota Matrix, while police believe the suspect was in a white sedan.

A woman believed to be in the same vehicle as the victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital. She has since been released.

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No arrests have been made.

Homicide investigators are asking anyone who may have dashcam footage from near the intersection of McGill Street and Renfrew Street Friday morning, between 1:30 and 2 a.m., or who has information about this incident to contact homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

This is Vancouver’s 14th homicide of 2018.

— With files from Amy Judd

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