Early Morning Targeted Shooting
2017-07-17 10:59 PDT
File # 2017-23329
Police are continuing to investigate following a shooting that took place in our community this morning.
At approximately 1:15 AM on Monday July 17th, 2017, the Prince George RCMP received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting Shots Fired in the area of Strathcona Avenue and Upland Street in Prince George.
Officers attended the area and located an adult male suffering from what appeared to be injuries consistent with being shot. He was transported to hospital for treatment of what’s believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
Initial indications were that two males with firearms shot at the victim and fled in a waiting vehicle. All attempts to locate the suspects and the vehicle have been negative so far.
The suspects were only described as wearing dark clothing with bandanas over their faces.
The vehicle is described as:
- Older model
- 4 door
- Full size sedan
This investigation is in the beginning stages. Police believe this was a targeted attack and that the general public are not at risk.
If you have any information about this serious Criminal offence, the people involved or the vehicle used, 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. If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
Cpl. Craig DouglassCommunications NCO / Media Liaison Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
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