Shots fired into business in Qualicum Bay; no injuries reported

The business was closed at the time, but there was damage to the building as a result of gunshots

Oceanside RCMP are investigating a complaint of mischief to a commercial building in the 5900 block of Island Highway West in Qualicum Bay. During the early morning hours of April 21, an unknown suspect or suspects shot bullets into the building. There were no injuries as the business was closed at the time, but there was damage to the building as a result of gunshots.

“Any time a firearm is used in the commission of an offence, the potential of injury escalates,” Staff Sgt. Brian Hunter said. “We would like to find the person(s) responsible and hold them to account for their reckless actions.”

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Const. Laurie of the Oceanside RCMP at 250-248-6111 or report anonymously at Crime Stoppers 1-(800) 222-8477.

— NEWS Staff