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Update: Arrest made in shooting investigation

File: 22-309

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 at approximately 2:40 a.m., a 27-year-old man was arrested for attempted murder in connection with an on-going investigation.  

It is alleged that:

On Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at approximately 3:44 a.m., the Saint John Police Force responded to multiple 911 calls of a shooting in the area of Cedar Grove Crescent.

Within minutes, police arrived in the area and located a 26-year-old male who sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of a shooting.

He was transported to hospital and remains in serious condition.

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 at approximately 2:40 a.m., members of the Saint John Police Force conducted a high-risk traffic stop and arrested a 27-year-old man for attempted murder in connection with the shooting.

The accused is expected to appear in court on Thursday, January 20, 2022.

Police believe that the parties involved are known to each other.

See previous release:
Police seeking assistance in shooting investigation | City of Saint John, New Brunswick