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Attempted murder charge laid in connection to January 5 shooting

Prince George RCMP have made an arrest in connection to the shooting incident that occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. on January 5, at the UNDU building on the 500-block of Ottawa Street.

“Investigators with the Serious Crime Unit arrested the accused, 39-year-old Prince George resident Fabian James Charlie, shortly after arriving at the location,” said Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP. “Police officers remained at the UNDU building for the bulk of that day as they gathered evidence and interviewed witnesses.”

The B.C. Prosecution Service has approved one count of attempted murder in relation to this incident. Charlie will remain in custody until his next court appearance.

The victim remains in hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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 (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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