The suspect in a targeted shooting that left one person in the hospital earlier this year is now facing over a dozen charges in connection with the incident.
At around 12:30 a.m. on April 5th, 2019, West Shore RCMP responded to reports of a disturbance at a residence in the 2800-block of Jacklin Rd in Langford.
They found a man who told police he had been shot after which he was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect has now been identified as Deven Lambert who remains in custody at this time.
“We can confirm that charges have been laid against Lambert and the firearm used in the crime has been recovered by police,” said Inspector Todd Preston.
Lambert is now facing a total of 13 charges including discharging a firearm with intent, discharging a firearm within a residence, aggravated assault and uttering threats.
Police have identified him as a chronic offender as he was arrested West Shore RCMP on September 9th for an unrelated warrant for his arrest issued in Victoria.