A 50-year-old man was shot shortly after midnight Friday in a targeted shooting at a home at 1775 Arden Road in Courtenay.
Comox Valley RCMP Const. Rob Gardner confirmed police responded to a disturbance and the man was transported to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, and has since been transported to a larger hospital for treatment of the wounds.
“The circumstances behind the shooting is still under investigation at this time – it’s still early in the investigation,” said Gardner. “It is believed that everyone is known to each other – it is a targeted shooting. There is no risk to the public at this time, however, there have been no arrests made.”
RCMP are not releasing the name of the suspect at this time.
The Comox Valley RCMP Serious Crime Unit is leading the investigation.
Condition of the victim is unknown.