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Shots fired at Vancouver airport, key routes closed in and out of Richmond – BC

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A number of key routes out and in of Richmond, B.C., have been closed Sunday afternoon as police reply to a taking pictures.

BC RCMP spokesperson Daybreak Roberts informed World Information police have been nonetheless trying to find a number of suspects.

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It was not instantly clear if there have been any accidents or whether or not the pictures have been fired inside or outdoors of the airport, Roberts stated.

“We do not need anyone in custody. We now have not had extra stories of extra shootings underway, which is what I’d classify as an energetic state of affairs,” Roberts stated.

She stated it was too early to say whether or not the incident was gang-related or related to a spate of current shootings throughout the area.

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The precise location of highway closures was “fluid” Roberts stated.

However DriveBC warned folks to count on main delays on the Massey Tunnel, Alex Fraser Bridge and Queensborough Bridge.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police informed folks to keep away from Sea Island and the Vancouver Worldwide Airport.

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TransLink stated Canada Line service was stopping at Richmond-Brighouse Station, with no service to Templeton Sea Island Centre or YVR-Airport Station.

The Decrease Mainland has been the scene of a number of focused, gang-related shootings in current weeks.

Within the final two weeks alone there have been at the very least six shootings, 4 of them deadly.

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Click to play video: 'One man dead after Saturday night shooting in Burnaby'

One man lifeless after Saturday night time taking pictures in Burnaby

One man lifeless after Saturday night time taking pictures in Burnaby

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