Police investigate an assault involving a firearm


2021-03-22 14:37 PDT

File # 2021-808

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 10:44 PM, Smithers RCMP received a report of an assault.

The victim, an adult man, called to report that he had been assaulted and provided the identity of the suspect. The victim was able to escape from the attacker who allegedly fired a gun towards the victim, missing him, as he fled the area. The victim was not injured by the gunshot.

The victim stated that the assault took place in the parking lot of the local elementary school. If anyone was in the area during the time the offence occurred, you are asked to call the police. The suspect has been arrested and the investigation is ongoing. 

If you have any information about this contact the Smithers RCMP at (250) 847-3233 or Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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