NANAIMO, B.C. — One person is dead after a shooting at a strip mall in Nanaimo, B.C.
Nanaimo RCMP say they responded to reports of shots fired at about 3 p.m. at the Rock City Plaza parking lot.
One man, who suffered apparent gunshot wounds, was found dead in a vehicle at the mall.
Mounties say they arrested several people at the Best Western Hotel on Metral Drive shortly afterwards and seized a vehicle.
Const. Gary O'Brien says police can't confirm whether they are looking for other suspects.
Police are asking anyone with dashcam video from the area between 3:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. Thursday to contact Nanaimo RCMP.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 20, 2021.
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