BRITISH COLUMBIA

Joseph Allan Markel Dead: Port Moody Shooting Victim

09/08/2012 06:40 EDT | Updated 09/10/2012 04:40 EDT
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UPDATE: The Vancouver Police Department has identified the victim in the Port Moody shooting as Joseph Allan Markel.

A 32-year old man shot Saturday morning in Port Moody has died.

Shots were heard by neighbours around 10 a.m. and police arrived on scene to a house on the 900 block of Wallace Wynd shortly after.

Police arrived at the house and found the victim suffering from gun shot wounds.

The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition, reports Global News. He succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

The home was known to police as well as the victim, said Const. Luke Winkel to News 1130.

The death has been ruled a homicide and no suspects have been identified. Vancouver Police have called in the Forensic Identification Unit and Homicide Investigation Team to take over the investigation.

The victim's name has not yet been released.

This is the city's third recorded fatal shooting since May, reports CKNW.