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Probe Into Recent Shootings Continues

Sunday, June 26, 2016 @ 7:00 AM

Prince George, B.C. – The Prince George Detachment of the RCMP  continues to investigate the three  most recent shootings in the  community and  has not yet determined  if the  three incidents are  directly linked.

“We have had three over the last two weeks” says Prince George detachment Superintendent Warren Brown.  “There was  a shooting on Freeman that was a shootout,  a murder last week on Forest and a  shooting again on Gould, all three of those investigations are underway.”

Supt. Brown says  Police  know who the people in the target residences  are, “We can say those people, we believe,  are the very few who   are in criminal enterprise in some regard.  I would say that those  are targeted attacks, but we are not able to say if they are linked,  we are looking to see if they are.”

There have been five  shooting incidents in Prince George  this year:

  • Feb 15th – woman found wounded  near Moore’s Meadow.  Two people charged with attempted murder
  • April 29th – man shot  in parking lot  near  Upland and 17th Avenues.  One  man charged
  • June 10th – shootout at a home on Freeman Street.  One person arrested and charged
  • June 15th – man fatally shot at Ospika and Forest
  • June 23rd- shooting at a home on Gould off Ospika, 5 arrested

Supt. Brown says  what is the  most concern about the attacks is   the danger  neighbouring residents face   when bullets are flying.  He says  his  investigators may call  for  some  help from  the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit “I will say  here at  the detachment, we are utilizing all available resources  to aggressively and tenaciously investigate and we will also utilize any additional resources  that likely will include CFSEU.”



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