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Man shot with crossbow in the chest in downtown Vancouver, police say – BC
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Man shot with crossbow in the chest in downtown Vancouver, police say – BC

A man in his 20s has been hospitalized after being shot in the chest with a crossbow in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The attack with the bowed weapon took place around 4 p.m. on Saturday near East Hastings and Carrall streets. Read more: Vancouver police release CCTV video of alleged bear-spray assault on store owner “Officers on a routine patrol were flagged down by some people,” said Sgt. Steve Addison. “They reported to the officers that a man had been shot with a crossbow.“Someone pulled the arrow from the victim’s chest before officers arrived and applied pressure to the wound.”Investigators believe the attack was a response to an altercation which took place in the area earlier in the day. Story continues below advertisement ...