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A man in Comox is recovering after being shot in the leg late last month.

According to Comox Valley RCMP, a man called 911 shortly after midnight on July 31st to report that he had been shot in the leg and was at a park on the 2000-block of Wallace Road in Comox.

Police were able to locate and seize a double barrel shotgun and 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.

While the Major Crime Unit is investigating the case, Victoria Buzz reached out to RCMP to determine whether the man may have shot himself in the leg.

In an email statement response, Terragni said investigators are examining all possible scenarios that may have occurred, including the possibility that there is no suspect. this

“At this time we do not have enough evidence to conclusively determine what happened. So, it is very important for anyone who was in the area at the time this occurred to give us a call,” said Terragni.

The 41-year-old man was transported to hospital with serious injuries and is expected to recover.

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. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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