A 34-year-old Nanaimo man is currently in hospital recovering from a gunshot injury after a shooting incident in the early hours of Friday morning.
On December 9th, at around 2 a.m., police and paramedics were called to a residence in the 2300 block of Bowen Road.
First responders provided emergency first aid to the shooting victim who was later transported to the hospital.
Due to the current condition of the victim, police say more information on the suspects, or the vehicle will be released at a later date.
Based on evidence gathered to date, Nanaimo RCMP say they believe this was a targeted incident.
“This was a targeted isolated incident and that there is no further risk to the public,” said R/Cst Gary O’Brien in a press release.
Investigators are asking for anyone who saw a vehicle driving in the vicinity of the 2300 block of Bowen Road around the time of the shooting to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345.