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Major Crime Investigating Shooting Incident

Fri June 26, 2020

A shooting on Wednesday, June-24-2020 remains under investigation by the Saint John Police Force’s Major Crime Unit. Just after 5:00pm, officers responded to the Lower West Side on reports of shots fired. 2 arrests were made just before 6:30pm as a result of the investigation.

No injuries involved in the shooting which was not a random act.

Both men are facing several weapons related charges and remain in custody with a court appearance scheduled for the week of June-29-2020.

As a result of this investigation, a high risk warrant was executed and evidence was obtained at a home in the uptown area on Thursday, June-25-2020. Officers with the Emergency Tactical Team, Major Crime, Street Crime and Patrol Services were involved.

Jim Hennessy
Manager of Communications/Public Information
Saint John Police Force