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Police chase and shots fired leads to three arrests

Shortly after 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2022, Frontline Police officers from the Prince George RCMP conducted a traffic stop with a suspicious vehicle.

The driver did not stop for police but instead fled the area. When a second police vehicle attempted to stop the suspect vehicle around the area of 10 Avenue and Carney Street, the driver rammed the police car and fled from police a second time.

Police officers flooded the area in search of the suspect vehicle, which was located near Ross Crescent and 5 Avenue. After colliding with a police car at this location, three suspects fled the area on foot. Police followed the suspects and shots were fired by police during the encounter. After a short foot pursuit, all three suspects were located by police and arrested without further incident, states Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations officer for the Prince George RCMP.

No injuries have been reported in this incident. The investigation is in its early stages and is ongoing. The public is asked to please stay away from the areas of 5 Avenue and Winnipeg Street and from 4 Avenue and Edmonton Street, which are currently cordoned off to allow investigators to process the scenes.

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