Police search for 'vehicle of interest' connected to double homicide

Minivan sought after killings

UPDATED: 2:55 p.m.

Police in Vancouver are looking for a "vehicle of interest" connected to the city's overnight double homicide.

Two men were fatally shot inside a home near Commercial Drive and East 11th Avenue just after midnight Monday night. 

On Tuesday afternoon, Sgt. Aaron Roed of the VPD said police are searching for a grey 2005 Dodge Caravan with licence plate 175-LXR.

“We are asking anyone who comes across this vehicle to immediately call 911,” said Sgt. Roed. “Please do not approach the vehicle or its occupants, as it is related to the two most recent homicides in Vancouver.  Any information on the vehicle’s whereabouts will assist the investigation.”

The killings were the city's sixth and seventh homicides of the year.

ORIGINAL: 9:15 a.m.

Vancouver Police are investigating a double homicide that happened overnight.

The murders are the city’s sixth and seventh homicides of 2020.

Police were called to the scene near Commercial Drive and East 11th Avenue just before 12:30 a.m., where two males had been shot inside a residence, Sgt. Aaron Roed said in a press release.

BC Ambulance paramedics attended with Vancouver Police and confirmed that both males were deceased.

Detectives remain on scene and continue to investigate. 

Anyone with information is asked to call VPD homicide detectives at 604-717-2500 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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