CTV is reporting that " One person is dead after a brazen daylight shooting in Nanaimo on Thursday afternoon. The shooting occurred at the Rock City Centre at 2980 Island Highway, where there are multiple fast-food restaurants. Officers were called to the plaza's parking lot around 3:30 p.m. for reports of shots fired, Nanaimo RCMP said in a news release Thursday.'
"When they arrived, they found a deceased man in a parked vehicle, who appeared to have died from gunshot wounds.
Mounties said they have arrested several people in connection to their investigation. The arrests were made at the Best Western Hotel on Metral Street, police said, adding that they had also seized a vehicle associated with the arrested individuals."
Update: Dr Spin is reporitng that the victim was Yasin Khan.