One person killed in shooting, another in custody after attack in Nanaimo, B.C.

One dead in shooting in Nanaimo, B.C.

NANAIMO, B.C. — Police say a fatal shooting at a hotel in Nanaimo, B.C., appears to be targeted.

Const. Gary O’Brien says in a news release that officers were called to the Howard Johnson Hotel early Wednesday morning.

He say officers arrived to find a man dead in the hotel lobby of apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Police say a vehicle was stopped about an hour after the attack and one man was taken into custody.

O’Brien says because the shooting appeared to be targeted investigators do not believe there is any risk to the public.

The Canadian Press

Just Posted

House damaged by smoke, heat in fire

Blaze is under investigation

Snowfall warning remains in effect

Public urged to postpone non-essential travel

UPDATE: Highway 16 is open with delays due to avalanche control

DriveBC has opened the highway between Prince Rupert and Terrace but expect delays

Terrace to Hazelton bus service launched

First trip of BC Transit’s latest inter-community route set for Nov. 20

VIDEO: Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

The 1938 comic features Superman hoisting a car over his head

B.C. sports groups to address child sex abuse in sports

viaSport is organizing a full day of education in association with Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Coaching Association of Canada.

Report sets exercise guidelines for young kids, including ‘tummy time’ for babies

Kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity throughout the day

Stampeders return to Grey Cup with 32-28 win over Edmonton Eskimos

The Stampeders will face the Toronto Argonauts next Sunday in Ottawa for the title

Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a close vote

B.C. VIEWS: China a better partner than U.S.

B.C. is slowly winning the softwood lumber war

Forecast calls for a snowy Canadian winter

Canadians told to brace for a ‘classic’ Canadian winter with lots of snow

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70th anniversary

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary

Charles Manson, leader of murderous ’60s cult, dead at 83

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

Most Read