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One person killed in shooting at airport in Canadian city of Vancouver

Stock MarketsMay 09, 2021 11:15PM ET
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(Reuters) -One person was killed in a shooting on Sunday at the main terminal at the international airport in the Canadian city of Vancouver, authorities said.

Vancouver International Airport said earlier in a post on Twitter that it was working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and responding to reports of a police incident outside the airport's main terminal.

It later said on Twitter the situation had been contained.

"A man was shot and killed this afternoon near the domestic departure terminal," the police Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) said on Twitter.

It did not provide more details but CBC News reported that police were looking for one or more suspects in connection with the shooting.

Paramedics at the airport responded and two ground units were dispatched, according to CBC News.

The airport said that it was "open and safe for airport workers and those who needed to travel" but recommended that passengers check with their airline on their flight status.

"Our thoughts are with those impacted by today's incident", the airport said in a statement https://

One person killed in shooting at airport in Canadian city of Vancouver
 

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Pilot TwoFive
Pilot TwoFive May 10, 2021 12:42AM ET
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I thought they banned guns up there? Weird. You mean he didn’t care they banned then? Who could have known that?
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Ad Cline May 10, 2021 12:10AM ET
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obviously gun happy Americans who smuggled guns across the border to show Canadians whose boss.
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lee doloff May 10, 2021 12:10AM ET
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oviously you ain't u o educabated
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lee dufoff...is that all you've got. such a mediocre post. lee, you can do better than that. come on think, I know it's hard but you can do it you're such an intelligent fellow. put a little effort into it, try harder. I'll come back tommorow and see what you've come up with.
Catholic Man
CatholicMan May 10, 2021 12:10AM ET
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who’s
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Edward Sun May 09, 2021 9:22PM ET
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Didn't he see the sign that said no guns allowed?
Alex Cavasin
Alex Cavasin May 09, 2021 9:22PM ET
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I think he did...but it was a legal gun
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Jason Blair May 09, 2021 9:22PM ET
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Alex Cavasin  no it wasn't.
 
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