New information released by VPD – 2 killed in Vancouver shooting

Vancouver Police responded to a report of several shots fired in the area of East Broadway and Ontario Street on January 13th at approximately 9:15pm.

Kevin Whiteside, 23, died in hospital. Police believe that Whiteside exchanged gun fire with at least one other person during the incident.

15-year-old Alfred Wong,  from Coquitlam, who was in a vehicle driving by at the time of the shooting was injured, and died of his injuries in Hospital.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The 2018 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update January 13th, 2019

Vancouver police believe that Kevin Whiteside was in the area to allegedly murder 28-year-old Vancouver resident, Matthew Navas-Rivas, who was at a restaurant with a female companion. As the two left the restaurant, a second person opened fire. Navas-Rivas was murdered in an unrelated incident, on July 15, 2018.