Friday, December 9, 2022
HomeCrimeMan with firearm, ammunition arrested in Downtown Eastside housing complex

Man with firearm, ammunition arrested in Downtown Eastside housing complex

On Thursday morning, Vancouver police say they arrested a man brandishing a gun inside a social housing development in the Downtown Eastside.

A 29-year-old male who doesn’t live in the building contacted 911 just after midnight, claiming that a man had strolled in with a weapon and ammo, then barricaded himself inside the staff-only office space, police said.

Without incident, officers arrested the man in the building on East Hastings and Princess Avenue. There were no accidents.

According to police, a Surrey man was arrested and faces various firearm charges.

We’re asking readers, like you, to make a contribution in support of BC Rise's fact-based, independent reporting.

Unlike the mainstream media, BC Rise isn’t getting a government bailout and fully independent. Instead, we depend on friendly support of Canadians like you.

A media outlet cannot remain neutral and fair if they have special beneficiaries or government handouts.

This is why independent media in Canada is more important than ever. If you’re able, please make a donation to BC Rise today. Thank you so much.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular