10/02/2014 09:51 EDT | Updated 12/02/2014 05:59 EST

Talmey school: man found dead in Richmond school park

Police say one man was found dead early this morning in a park in Richmond, B.C., south of Vancouver.

RCMP say the body was discovered near R.C. Talmey Elementary School after police responded to complaints about shots fired around 12:30 a.m. PT.

Paramedics & firefighters attempted to save the victim but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials have confirmed the school will be open today, but student will be kept inside during breaks while police complete their investigation in the surrounding park.

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