Second shooting on Bellos Street

Prince George, Police Dog Services

2020-10-08 09:54 PDT

File # 2020-37181

At approximately 12:30 a.m. on the morning of Thursday October 8, 2020, the Prince George RCMP received a report of shots fired near Bellos Street in Prince George.

Multiple frontline officers including a Police Dog Service team attended the area. One residence was cleared by officers for public safety. Three adult occupants were located and uninjured. Investigators obtained statements and located evidence confirming shots were fired. The suspect or suspects fled the area before police could be called.

This is the second shooting incident on Bellos Street in less than three weeks. Police responded to this street just before 11:00 p.m. on Monday September 21, 2020, after received reports of shots fired. Investigators found firearm related damage to a residence. No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made.

Both of these incidents are believed to be targeted attacks associated to two rival groups involved in the drug trade. More information can be found here.

The Prince George RCMP is committed to aggressively targeting those responsible for causing harm through drug trafficking and its associated violence in our community. If you have any information about violence related to the drug trade or the persons responsible, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or seizure of firearms, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
 

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
princegeorge.rcmp.ca
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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