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Burnaby man shot in East Van

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Vancouver Police are investigating after a 33-year-old Burnaby man was shot Saturday night.

Just after 9:30 p.m. March 8 the victim was sitting in a car parked on 35th Avenue near Victoria drive. An unknown man approached the car and shot into the vehicle multiple times before running off.

The victim stumbled into a nearby Victoria Drive restaurant seeking help. Restaurant customers called 911 and police and paramedics responded.

He was rushed to hospital. After undergoing surgery, he has since been released.

VPD believe the man was targeted. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about the incident who has not yet spoken to police is asked to call the VPD major crime section at 604-717-2541 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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