Victoria police say a man is in custody after a woman’s car window was blown out by a pellet gun while she was driving on Johnson Street.
According to police, the woman called 911 at around 3:10 p.m., saying the window of her car had been blown out in the 800-block of Johnson Street and she was injured.
Police found that the woman had non-life-threatening injuries and one of her car windows was damaged. Officers searched the areas and found evidence that a pellet gun had been fired. They then found a suite in a nearby residential building where the pellets were likely fired. After a brief negotiation, a man inside the suite was arrested.
The woman was treated at the scene by paramedics.
A man is in custody and a woman was medically treated after a pellet gun was fired from a multi-residential building in the 800-block of Johnson Street and struck a passing vehicle.Officers quickly responded to the 800-block of Johnson Street at about 3:10 p.m. after a female motorist called 911 to report that the window of her car had blown out and that she had been injured. When they arrived they discovered the woman suffering from non-life-threatening injuries and a window of her vehicle damaged. Officers locked down the block and began their investigation.Evidence consistent with a pellet gun having been fired was discovered on scene. Officers were able to pinpoint a suite in a nearby multi-residential building from where the pellets were likely fired. They attended the suite and after a brief negotiation with a male resident inside, took him into custody.The woman injured in this incident was treated on scene by BC Ambulance paramedics.Our investigation is ongoing at this time, and updates will be issued when available. Anyone with information about this incident who has not yet done so is asked to call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers , please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1- (800) 222-8477.Original Release| http://vicpd.ca/node/1617
Posted by Victoria Police Department on Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Police are still investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call VicPD at 250-995-7654 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.