Authorities are investigating a shooting near View Street in South Nanaimo that left one person hospitalized in critical condition Saturday night.
The incident happened at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021. Officials responded to the scene and located a victim suffering from gunshot injuries. Responding officers administered first aid and then transported the victim to NRGH for treatments. The unidentified victim was listed in stable condition.
RCMP said a vehicle was seen fleeing the scene after the late-night shooting in an unknown direction. No suspect information was immediately released. No further details were immediately released by the departments.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.