Man killed inside Strathcona hotel marks Vancouver’s 11th homicide of 2021: police

Vancouver police outside the London Hotel in the Strathcona neighbourhood of Vancouver on July 20, 2021. Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred inside the hotel Tuesday morning. Siavash Dezvareh/Global News

A man in his 40s has become Vancouver’s 11th homicide victim of 2021 after a shooting in the city’s Strathcona neighbourhood, police said Tuesday.

The victim, who has not been identified, was shot around 5 a.m. Tuesday inside the London Hotel near East Georgia and Main streets.

Police say they believe the shooting was targeted. Two suspects fled the scene and remain at large.

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Police are asking anyone with information helpful to the investigation to call VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The fatal shooting occurred just 10 days after the city’s last homicide.

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