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Police cruiser hit by bullet during Thursday’s pursuit; three men now charged

A police cruiser was hit by a bullet during yesterday’s dramatic chase through the city.

RCMP responded to a drive-by shooting on Bellos Street, the third at that location in the past two weeks, shortly after 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The suspects fled and three men were subsequently arrested when their vehicle crashed into a fence at 10th Avenue and McBride Crescent.

Police say evidence found during the investigation has shown that a suspect discharged a firearm at police in pursuit, striking the windshield of a police cruiser.  The officer was uninjured.

Investigators continue to gather evidence and obtain statements from witnesses.

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against 34-year-old Kenneth Ricardo Munroe of Prince George:

  • Possession of a firearm without authorization
  • Discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (two counts)
  • Resist or wilfully obstruct peace officers in the execution of their duty

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against 31-year-old Bradley Andre Ouelette of Prince George:

  • Possession of a firearm without authorization
  • Discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (two counts)
  • Resist or wilfully obstruct peace officers in the execution of their duty
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Fail to comply with probation
  • Fail to comply with a release order

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against 40-year-old Eric Vern West of Prince George:

  • Possession of a firearm without authorization
  • Discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (two counts)
  • Resist or wilfully obstruct peace officers in the execution of their duty
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Fail to stop for police
  • Dangerous operation of a conveyance

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.

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