One man was arrested after a shooting incident in the Duncan area early Sunday morning.
According to North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP, police received a call at around 6:30 a.m. from a resident who reported hearing a gunshot in the Boys Road area.
Officers patrolling the area discovered that a shot was fired through the window of a house in the 5000-block of Daniels Crescent.
No one inside the home was injured, but RCMP believe the house was targeted for this crime.
Police from the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP, Shawinigan Lake RCMP, South Vancouver Island Traffic Services, Police Dog Services, Emergency Response Team and Forensic Identification Services searched multiple locations in the Duncan area where suspects were believed to be hiding.
“The response and teamwork from multiple detachments and units on Vancouver Island allowed for a quick conclusion of the event,” said Watch Commander Sgt. Adam Tallboy. “The goal of first responders is to insure the safety of the community and its members.”
Police were able to identify multiple suspects and one man from the Duncan area was arrested for weapon-related offences.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at 250-748-5522 or Crime Stoppers.