Nootka Sound RCMP investigate serious assault on youth
Nootka Sound, General Investigation Services

2018-11-09 12:37 PST

File # 2018-790

The Nootka Sound RCMP with the assistance of Island District RCMP General Investigation Section are investigating a serious incident where a 17 year old youth was forcibly confined, assaulted and shot several times with a bb gun.

The incident occurred on Nov 5th, 2018 at a residence in Gold River. A search warrant was later executed on the residence with the assistance of the RCMP Forensic Investigation Section.

Four people are now in police custody and facing multiple charges including; Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon, Robbery, Forcible Confinement and Uttering Threats.

All parties are known to each other and the incident is alleged to have started over a stolen cell phone.

The file remains under investigation.

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