12/13/2013 01:57 EST | Updated 02/11/2014 05:59 EST

Man shot and killed in Vancouver; may have been targeted say police

VANCOUVER - Vancouver police are investigating their sixth homicide of the year after a man’s body was found Thursday near the city‘s Fraserview Golf Course.

The body was found shortly after 6:30 p.m. between homes (at Ancaster Crescent).

Constable Brian Montague says the man had been shot and it appears he was targeted.

He says police have not yet positively identified the victim and an autopsy will be performed to determine how long the body had been there

Investigators are speaking with people in the quiet neighbourhood to check if they may have heard or seen anything unusual.

Montague adds that police did not receive any calls of shots being fired. (News1130)