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Shooting Investigation – Guilford Street


File: 23-5301

The Saint John Police are seeking witnesses, video footage, and information in connection with a shooting investigation.

It is reported that:

On Friday, August 25, 2023, at approximately 8:31 p.m., police responded to a report of a shot fired into a building in the 100-block of Guilford Street in Saint John.

Within minutes, an officer on patrol in the area located and stopped a suspect vehicle on Guilford Street near Ludlow Street.

The occupants of the vehicle were arrested and found in possession of two pellet guns, a loaded shotgun, ammunition, and a controlled substance believed to be crystal methamphetamine.  

During the incident a window was damaged. There were several occupants inside the building at the time; however, no one was injured. Police do not believe that this was a random act of violence.

Two adult men, ages 25 and 48, a 43-year-old woman, and a 17-year-old youth were arrested on weapon, drug, and mischief related offenses. All accused were released from custody on undertakings with conditions including to return to court at a later date.

The Major Crime Unit continues to investigate. Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone in the area that has video footage of the incident at the time it occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 1-506-648-3333, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or 1-800-222-T.I.P.S.

For Media Related Inquiries, please email sjpfnews@saintjohn.ca.

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