Vancouver Police were called to the 1000 block of Hornby Street at 8:30 p.m. on February 17th after multiple reports of shots fired were called into 9-1-1.
A wounded man wandered into a nearby Subway restaurant and collapsed. He was transported to hospital where he died.
Milad Nournia, a 26 year old Vancouver resident, is the first homicide of 2011, in what is believed to be a targeted shooting. He is known to police and investigators are continuing to look into any gang links.
A loaded handgun was found in his possession and seized.
Investigators feel there are more witnesses, as the shooting took place on a busy night in a public place. They’re asking them to come forward and to call 604-717-2500 or to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.