Emergency Response Team and Explosives Disposal Unit deployed to Mackenzie following a weapons report.
2022-03-07 08:40 PST
File # 2022-403
On Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 1:38 am, Mackenzie RCMP, alerted to a report of shots fired, immediately responded to a residence in the 1000 Block of Mackenzie Boulevard in the community.
At the residence police discovered, that someone had fired multiple shots from a long gun into the floor of the home causing one person to flee the home.
Mackenzie RCMP set up containment at the residence and called for the assistance of the Emergency Response Team (ERT). due the risk of firearms involved.
When ERT arrived from Prince George, entry was made to the residence and a search conducted to determine if anyone was inside.
During the search, police found what appeared to be an explosive device and immediately called the Explosives Disposal Unit (EDU) to the scene. EDU attended and was able to safely collect and disarm the device. Thankfully, no one was injured.
After obtaining a search warrant, police located ammunition, various weapons, some prohibited and suspected drugs.
We have identified a possible suspect and continue our efforts to locate him, said Sgt Jayson Davidson NCO I/c Mackenzie RCMP Detachment. The people involved in this are known to each other. Police believe this to be targeted and don’t feel there to be any greater risk to the public.
If you have any information about this contact the Mackenzie RCMP at (250) 997-3288
Cpl. Madonna SaundersonDistrict Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
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