Comox Valley RCMP investigate shot fired in Comox, B.C.; “man reported being shot in the leg”

Comox Valley, BC – Major Crime Unit investigators are investigating after a man reported being shot in the leg early on July 30, 2022.

The man called 911 at approximately 12:30 a.m. to report that he had been shot in the leg and was waiting for police and medical assistance at a park on the 2000-block of Wallace Road in Comox. When frontline members arrived at the scene, they located and seized a double barrel shotgun. The 41-year old man was transported to hospital with serious injuries and is expected to recover.

Shooting
Shooting (File Photo)

“There is no evidence to suggest any ongoing risk to the public. Investigators have interviewed witnesses and all parties involved in this incident are known to police,” said Cst. Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP.

Anyone with information, who has not yet spoken with police, is asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2022-11587. If you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca.

File # 2022-11587

Comox Valley RCMP

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