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Man shot dead in East Vancouver home

11/01/2012 11:01 EDT | Updated 01/01/2013 05:12 EST
Police say the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man at a house on the 3200-block of East 6th Avenue near Rupert Street in Vancouver on Halloween night appears to be targeted.

According to the Vancouver Police Department the shooting was first reported at 10:30 p.m. PT.

When officers arrived they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. By the time paramedics arrived the man had died, according to Sgt. Randy Fincham.

"The victim is known to police and early indications are that this was a targeted attack," said Fincham. "No suspects have been identified and the investigation is ongoing."

Homicide investigators are expected to be on the scene on Thursday morning.

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