Four in Custody In Connection with Shooting Investigation – Update
Prince George, B.C.- Four people are now in police custody in connection with an early morning shooting which sent one male to hospital.
The shooting happened just after midnight in the parking lot of an apartment block in the area of 17th and Upland in Prince George.
Three people were arrested at a residence on Giscome Rd. early this afternoon. The fourth was arrested at around 3:00 p.m. without incident at a residence in College Heights.
“Our Major Crimes Section, in partnership with North District RCMP Emergency response team, executed a search warrant east of town” says Corporal Craig Douglass. The arrests were made without incident and evidence was seized.
He says there may be others involved. “This investigation is on going and we believe it was a targeted attack, and there is no danger to the public”
Exercising “an over abundance of caution” Cpl Douglass says the School District was notified of the pending arrest in that area, and the school opted for an “inside” day for students. Cpl. Douglass says this is a “Rapidly moving investigation” .
At this time, Police are not identifying the gender of those in custody, nor are they releasing their ages.
Anyone with any information that may assist in this investigation is asked to contact PG RCMP .
RCMP had initially told 250News the arrest occurred in the community of Giscome. The arrest actually happened on Giscome Road in the Blackburn community. The above version reflects that correction