UPDATE: Aggravated Assault Now Homicide

Prince George, General Investigation Services

2017-05-20 15:36 PDT

File # 2017-15339

One victim of the early morning Aggravated Assault has now died as a result of injuries sustained during the attack.

On Saturday May 20th at approximately 1:40 AM, the Prince George RCMP were called to a report of a Disturbance near the corner of Oak Street and Porter Avenue in Prince George.

Officers attended the area and located two persons with serious injuries from an apparent Assault. The adult male and adult female victims were transported to hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. An adult male suspect was located and arrested near the scene.

Unfortunately, the male victim has died as a result of injuries sustained in the violent attack. The female victim is expected to survive.

The Prince George RCMP’s Serious Crime Section continues to lead the investigation.

All indications are that all the people involved were known to each other and that this was a targeted attack as a result of a disagreement.

If you have any information about this investigation, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword pgtips. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Communications NCO / Media Liaison Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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