Shooting incident in Prince George Detachment City cells

Prince George

2022-07-12 13:25 PDT

File # 2022-24531

Earlier this morning, Frontline Police officers of the Prince George RCMP responded to a report of a theft in the area of 15 Avenue and Victoria Street.

Police located the suspect a short distance away and arrested the man, who was found to be in possession of a fire arm and had an outstanding arrest warrant. He was transported to Prince George Detachments cells.

While being booked in, a physical altercation occurred during which bear spray was discharged and a police officer discharged their service pistol.

One police officer received minor injuries and the suspect was also injured in the altercation and received medical attention for those injuries.

The IIO has been notified of the event. As this is an active investigation, there will be no further updates.

Released by

Cpl. Jennifer Cooper

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3300


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