Police search for suspects after shooting at Vancouver airport

Police say they are looking for one or moresuspectsafter a shooting at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C.It’s unclear if anyone was injured.

TheProvincial Health Services Authority said emergency responders received a call at about 3 p.m. PT about a police incident at the airport.

Bike paramedics at the airport responded and two ground units were dispatched, but no one was transported to hospital.

The airport said the situation outside its main terminal has been “contained” andthe airport is open and safe. Flights are still operating.

The incident has disrupted major traffic routes and police are asking people to stay away from the area.

The Alex Fraser and Queensboroughbridges, as well as the Massey Tunnel, were temporarily closedbut have since reopened, according to DriveBC.

TheTempleton, Sea Island Centre, and YVR-Airport stations on the Canada Line were also temporarily closed, but have reopened.

Metro Vancouver Transit Police are asking people to avoid Sea Island, where YVR airport is located, and the airport itself if possible.


Police search for suspects after shooting at Vancouver airport