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Shots fired on Eighth Avenue, one person in custody

Prince George RCMP have arrested one man after receiving reports of shots fired on the 1600-block of Eighth Avenue.
The 9-1-1 call came in just before 9 a.m. on Monday, February 26. Police officers immediately flooded the area and the suspected was arrested less than five minutes later.

“Due to the swift actions of our police officers in getting the suspect into custody so quickly, there is no current increased risk to the public,” said Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP. “No injuries have been reported in relation to this event.”

The investigation is in its initial stages. Anyone with information related to this event is encouraged to call the Prince George RCMP non-emergency line to speak with a police officer.

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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