BC RCMP North District Major Crime Unit assisting Smithers RCMP with shooting investigation

Smithers, BC – On September 8th, 2023, Smithers RCMP responded to a report of a firearm discharged outside a residence in the 4000 block of Highway 16. A 44-year-old man was transported to the hospital with serious and life threatening injuries.

Smithers BC Shooting
Smithers BC Shooting

Currently, police are not releasing further information to protect the integrity of the investigation.

“Investigators believe this incident was targeted,” says Cpl. James Grandy, BC RCMP spokesperson. “We’re reassuring the public that we do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the community.”

ND MCU has taken conduct of this investigation and is asking anyone with information regarding the investigation to contact the Smithers RCMP Detachment at (250) 847-3233.

File # 2023-4168

BC RCMP North District Major Crime Unit

Smithers RCMP

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