VPD police cruiser. (Tony Hisgett/Flickr)

Burnaby man, 33, identified as Vancouver’s fifth homicide victim

Body was found in an apartment near Main Street and East 35 Avenue

Update: The victim has been identified 33-year-old Vaughan Bradley Lim of Burnaby.

The 30-year-old man who was arrested has been released. No charges have been laid.

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A man was killed after a shooting near Main Street in Vancouver’s fifth homicide of the year.

Police said they were called to the area near East 35 Avenue around 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday for a report of gunfire at an apartment building. Inside, they found a man in his 30s who had died of a gunshot wound.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested.

Anyone with information is asked to call the VPD’s Major Crime Section at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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