The investigation into a brazen early evening shooting in a north end Nanaimo neighbourhood continues with investigators releasing a photo of one of the suspects. The shooting, which sent an adult man to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, occurred at approximately 8 PM on Thursday July 7, 2022, outside a residence on Laguna Way. originally reported by BC Rise here.
Investigators have determined that the shooting resulted from a dispute between the suspect and a resident in the home, and culminated with the suspect shooting the victim in the leg.
The image released shows the suspect walking up the driveway towards the victim’s home just prior the shooting. Of note, the identity of another suspect is also being sought. While there are no images of this individual, this individual was known to be driving an older model white Honda Accord as the getaway vehicle.
With respect to this incident, police do not believe there is any wider risk to the public. If you have any information on this incident, please call the Nanaimo RCMP non-emergency line at 250-754-2345, and quote file # 2022-23386.