Charges laid in targeted East Vancouver shooting
CTV British Columbia
Published Wednesday, November 28, 2012 2:06PM PST
Last Updated Wednesday, November 28, 2012 2:11PM PST
A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting that left two injured in East Vancouver last month.
Surreyresident Steven Thoung Sitthikoun has been charged with two counts of attempted murder with a firearm, police announced Wednesday.
Two men were injured after the early morning shooting on Oct. 21 near Commercial Drive and East 5th Avenue.
When officers arrived, they found a man with gunshot wounds on the street. A second man with similar wounds was found in the lobby of an apartment building nearby.
The victims, who are both in their early 20s, were treated in hospital for their injuries.
Police said the shooting was targeted.