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Major Crimes investigating overnight shooting

An adult male is currently in hospital in critical condition, following an overnight shooting on Fredericton’s Northside.

Just after 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, Fredericton Police responded to a residence on the Northside for reports that a man had been shot outside. Upon police arrival, officers located the male and he was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

It is believed that the person, or persons responsible fled in a vehicle prior to police arrival. Police do not believe the shooting to be random.

Anyone with information about the incident, is asked to contact Fredericton Police Major Crimes at 506-460-2300, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


File reference: 21-26483