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Jacob Phillips age 21

Warrant issued for individual involved in shooting


Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2000 for information leading to the arrest of Jacob Phillips. 


On Nov. 7, 2022, the Fredericton Police Force responded to a call on Riverside Drive where a woman reported having been shot in the leg. The victim was transported to hospital and is in stable condition. Police believe this was not a random act.

A warrant has been issued for Jacob James Phillips, age 21 of Fredericton. 

Phillips is charged with the following: 

  • CC 244(2) - Discharging a firearm with intent
  • CC 88 - Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • CC 268(1) - Aggravated assault
  • CC 145(4)(a) - Breach of an undertaking

Phillips is described as approx. 5’9; 160 lbs., with short, dark hair and a dark goatee.

The Fredericton Police Force’s Major Crime Unit is investigating the file and ask that anyone with information regarding this incident or Phillips' whereabouts contact Det. Jeff Cameron (, call 460-2300, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, to remain anonymous by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest of Jacob Phillips. 

File# 22- 27019


Media contact: 

Sonya Gilks

Public Information Office


Fredericton Police Force