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Homicide team called in after victim found dead in New Westminster

Police have arrested a suspect

Homicide investigators are looking into a shooting in New Westminster that left one man dead on Saturday night.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 600-block of East Columbia Street around 7:30 p.m., and found the man had died of “apparent gunshot wounds,” according to a police statement.

Police do not believe this was a random attack and have arrested a suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).

READ MORE: Homicide team called in after three found dead in Surrey car crash



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