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UPDATE: A suspect was located and arrested by Sooke RCMP after he attempted to flee the scene of a shooting that left one victim suffering from non-life threatening injuries.

West Shore RCMP say the incident was a targeted crime, and are currently investigating.


West Shore RCMP are actively searching for a suspect in a shooting. 

The incident occurred shortly after 12:30 a.m. Friday in the Jacklin Road area. The victim has been transported to Victoria General Hospital with unknown injuries. 

According to reports, the suspect fled in an SUV and was believed to be headed towards the Sooke area.Sooke RCMP are searching for an SUV with a roof rack.

Sources say the suspect is also bleeding from the hand. 

Both VicPD and Saanich Police have been alerted about the incident. 

More to come.