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Police investigate early morning shooting in the Hart

The Prince George RCMP is currently on scene at a residence on the 2700 block of the Hart Highway, conducting an investigation into a possible shooting at that location.

Shortly after 2:30 a.m. on August 5, police received a report from staff at the local hospital that a man was in the emergency room with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

“The initial investigation led police to the man’s residence on the Hart Highway,” said Const. Jennifer Cooper of the Prince George RCMP. “Police are now are continuing their investigation and will be at the residence for most of the day. It is important for the public to know that this appears to be a targeted event and there is currently no risk to public safety.”

If anyone in that area saw or heard anything unusual between 1 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. this morning or has surveillance or dash cam footage of the incident or the events leading up to it, they are encouraged to contact investigators by calling 250-561-3300.

If you have any information about this or any other criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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