Victoria, BC- VicPD officers are investigating after a report that a man was shot in the 1500-block of Bay Street this afternoon.
Multiple officers responded to the area of the 1500-block of Bay Street just after 12:45 p.m. today after a report that a man had been shot outside a residence. Officers arrived and a man was transported to hospital.
Officers responded to the area and searched for suspects and evidence. Bay Street was closed to traffic between Forbes and Victor streets. It remains closed at this time.
There is currently no information indicating that area residents are at risk and investigators do not believe that this was a random event.
This file is in the early stages of the investigation. We will share more information as we are able.