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The family of Alfred Wong, the 15-year-old bystander who was killed in an exchange of gunfire in Vancouver on Jan.13, will be speaking to the media at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) on Monday.

Wong’s older brother and the family’s pastor will be answering questions at Vancouver Police Adran pencadlys.

CBS News will livestream the conference when it begins.

Wong was a student a Pinetree Secondary in Coquitlam. He was shot while riding with his parents in a car travelling near the intersection of West Broadway and Ontario Street.

Two other men were also struck by bullets, including 23-year-old Kevin Whiteside, whom police believe was the intended victim and who later died.

Alfred Wong memorial

Flowers mark the location in Vancouver, on West Broadway, near where 15-year-old bystander Alfred Wong was shot and killed. (Christer Waara/CBC)

Police say Whiteside was known to them and court records show he had numerous run-ins with the law.

Dod i fyny BYW yn 2 p PT: Heddlu yn darparu mwy fanylion saethu y anafwyd tri o bobl yn Vancouver dydd sadwrn night, including a 15-year-old male bystander.

Police are investigating a shooting that injured three people in Vancouver Saturday night, including a 15-year-old male bystander.

Vancouver police responded to a report of several shots fired in the area of East Broadway and Ontario Street. The three victims were immediately treated by paramedics.

The 15-year-old victim was seriously injured and taken to hospital. The Coquitlam teen was in a vehicle that was driving by at the time of the shooting.

A Vancouver man in his early 20au was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Investigators believe this man was targeted.

The third victim, a Vancouver man in his 30s, sustained minor injuries. Police believe he was not targeted and he was treated at the scene and released.


Vancouver police shut down several blocks of Broadway in Vancouver for a shooting investigation. (Gian-Paolo Mendoza/CBC)

No arrests have been made and the area around East Broadway and Ontario Street is expected to remain blocked for several more hours.

Investigators with the VPD yn Major Crime Section are asking anyone who witnessed the shooting, or who may have dash-cam footage and was driving in the area between 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday night, to call 604-717-2500.

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