Police investigating a series of recent shootings and other related incidents

Police News

The Fredericton Police Force is investigating several serious incidents that have occurred in the recent past in various locations throughout the City. 

The Force’s Major Crime, Street and Drugs, Forensic Identification Teams, as well as Patrols are all actively investigating the following incidents: 

  • April 12, 2024, at approximately 1:30 am, police received a report of shots fired at a residence on Royal Rd. near Williams St.  
  • April 15, 2024, at approximately 2:10 a.m., a second report of shots fired at the same location on Royal Rd. was reported to Fredericton Police. 
  • April 19, 2024, at approximately 11:40 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence on Bear Dr., for a report of a vehicle on fire. 
  • April 20, 2024, at approximately 1:40 a.m., police responded to a residence on Sunset Dr. near Claremont Dr., to a report of a vehicle on fire. 
  • April 21, 2024, at approximately 10:45 a.m. police responded to a report of broken windows in a residence in the 600 block of Forest Hill Rd. The incident is believed to have occurred late in the evening of April 20, 2024. 
  • April 21, 2024, at approximately 2:00 a.m., police received a report of shots fired at a residence on School St.  
  • April 22, 2024, at approximately 4:25 a.m., police received another report of shots fired at the same Royal Rd. location. 

There were no injuries reported as a result of the incidents, and police believe all incidents were intentional, targeted and related. While it is not believed there to be any ongoing threat to the public at large, it is recognized that these reckless acts of violence jeopardize the safety and security of our entire community.

Police have canvassed the areas in question and are requesting the public's help in locating the suspects. 

Anyone with information, dash cam footage or video surveillance is asked to contact the Fredericton Police Force at 506-460-2300, e-mail intelligence@fredericton.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, to remain anonymous.

Media contact:
Sonya Gilks
Public Information Officer
Fredericton Police Force