One man in hospital after shooting in Courtenay

One man in hospital after shooting in Courtenay

WATCH: One person was taken to hospital Friday afternoon after a shooting in Courtenay. 

One male victim was taken to a hospital after a shooting in Courtenay Friday afternoon. 

The incident happened at the intersection of Piercy Avenue and 17th in Courtenay about 3:30 p.m.

CHEK news has learned that a person was shot and has been taken to hospital.

Those involved in the shooting may be known to police.  

Comox Valley RCMP tape surrounded the intersection Friday evening and RCMP officers were diverting traffic.

An RCMP helicopter was spotted flying above the area but at this point no other details are being made available. 

?Investigators do not believe this was a random act and efforts are being made to locate the persons responsible,” says Cst Rob Gardner, Media Relations Officer, for the Comox Valley RCMP, “We are in the very early stages of this investigation.?

Anyone with information is being asked to call Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321


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