30-year-old Evan Polchies Person of Interest in New Brunswick Shooting

Lincoln, New Brunswick – The RCMP is attempting to locate a 30-year-old man who is a person of interest into a shooting that took place in Tamarack Park in Lincoln, N.B., in the early morning hours of January 26, 2017.

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Shortly after the shooting was reported, a 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police are attempting to locate 30-year-old Evan Polchies in connection with this investigation. It is believed that Polchies has a firearm and the public are cautioned not to approach him.

He may be driving a white 2005 Kia Sorento with Alberta license plate BVD 2709.

Polchies is Aboriginal with black hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6’1”, weighs approximately 180 lbs, and has numerous tattoos.

Anyone who sees Polchies or knows his whereabouts is asked to call 911.

Any other information about this incident can be provided to the Oromocto RCMP at 506-357-4300. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

BACKGROUND:

Man taken to hospital following shooting in Lincoln, N.B.

Lincoln, New Brunswick – On January 26, 2017, at around 5:10 a.m., the RCMP were called regarding a shooting in Tamarack Park off the Lincoln Road in Lincoln, N.B. A 34-year-old man had been shot. He then left the area, going to a motel in Fredericton on the Lincoln Road. Emergency crews arrived at the motel and took the man to the hospital.

Police are talking to possible witnesses. At this time there have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Oromocto RCMP at 506-357-4300. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIP212 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.

New Brunswick RCMP


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