07/27/2015 01:17 EDT | Updated 07/26/2016 05:59 EDT

Police investigating 'suspicious' death of 16-year-old boy

Vancouver police are asking for tips in connection to the death of a 16-year-old boy in East Vancouver.

Officers and paramedics rushed to a home on East 24th Avenue near Rupert Street around 3 p.m. PT Sunday afternoon where they found the young man with serious injuries.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, but later died.

VPD considers the death suspicious and its major crime section is now investigating.

Officers are asking anyone with information to contact the Vancouver Police Department.