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One man dead in the shooting at Vancouver International Airport: IHIT

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 10 May, 2021 01:03 AM
  • One man dead in the shooting at Vancouver International Airport: IHIT

UPDATE: Richmond RCMP confirm that there was a shooting at YVR. One man is dead after the shooting at the airport.  IHIT has taken over the case. 

Police have taken control of the situation at the aiport. Flights are operating and the airport is open with restricted access in place. Please check on the status of your flight before leaving for Vancouver International Airport.  No word on number of suspects. No arrests have been made. In light of the shooting Vancouver International Airport has released a statement via a Twitter post.

A burned out vehicle was found in Surrey. Its too early to say if this shooting is linked to the ongoing gang conflict in the lower mainland. 

Bridges have re-opened along with the Massey Tunnel. Skytrain service has resumed. Traffic is doing much better in the area. Police have fully reopened the intersections of No 3 Road and Sea Island Way and Bridgeport Rd. 

EARLIER STORY: 

Major police incident that has most of the major routes in and out of Richmond currently shut down due to a shooting at the airport. 

The Massey Tunnel  is completely closed and Northbound Alex Fraser is blocked. Queensborough bridge and Oak St bridge have just re-opened. The Knight Street Bridge is under lock down. Heavy police presence in the area. 

Skytrain service has been restored but please be aware of delays. 

#SkyTrain Canada Line is back to normal routing and now servicing all Sea Island Stations. Please allow extra time for trains to resume normal operating patterns. We appreciate your patience today ^sp

 Expo Line and Millennium Line remain unaffected. 

More to come. 

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