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October 27, 2017 6:14 pm

Suspect in Weekend Semi Shooting Charged with Attempted Murder

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 3:50 PM

Prince George, B.C.- A 38 year old man, believed to be from Ontario, has now been charged with attempted murder  after a person was  shot and wounded  in Chilliwack.

The  shooting incident  occurred  following a  string of  shootings at semis along highways in the Interior.
Over  a 14 hour period,  police now confirm  22 semis and one passenger vehicle  had  been shot at as they travelled  highways between  Kitimat and Prince George,  and from Prince George to 100 Mile House.
On Saturday afternoon,  a  person  was  shot in the area of the Ford Mountain Forest Road in Chilliwack, BC.  The  wounded man was airlifted to hospital  and an arrest was  made soon after.
Police are also continuing their investigation into a series of vehicle shootings.  “We are asking those who may have travelled Hwy 37 on March 24, 2017 between Kitimat and Terrace, Highway 16 between Terrace and Prince George as well as Highway 97 from Prince George to 100 Mile House to carefully examine their vehicle for suspicious damage”, says S/Sgt. Annie Linteau, Senior Media Relations Officer, BC RCMP.
Investigators of the Chilliwack Serious Crime Unit are continuing their investigation of the incident that occurred in the Ford Mountain Forest Service Road area.
Charged  with attempted murder in connection with the shooting  on  Ford Mountain Forest Road is  38 year old  Peter Anthony Kampos.  He remains in custody.


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