06/19/2014 05:41 EDT | Updated 08/19/2014 05:59 EDT

Vancouver restaurant shooting: man in critical condition

One man is in critical condition after he was shot inside a beef and noodle restaurant near Victoria Drive and 34th Avenue Thursday afternoon.

Police say the man was shot multiple times then ran to a car that was waiting in the alley.

The man, who has not been identified, has been taken to hospital by ambulance.

Vancouver police say the suspect fled out the back of the restaurant.

Police also escorted a man covered in plastic out of the restaurant and placed him in a police vehicle.

The block has been closed to traffic.

More to come

MAP: Victoria Drive and 34 Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.