March 8, 2019 11:43 am

RCMP in Moncton investigating possible shooting

The Codiac Regional RCMP are conducting an investigation in the area of Highlandview Road in Moncton after a resident reported hearing what they thought sounded like a gunshot.

File/Global News
A A

RCMP in Moncton are investigating a possible shooting after a resident reported hearing a sound, and an injured man turned up at a hospital.

Codiac Regional RCMP received a call at around 7:30 a.m. Friday morning from the area of Highlandview Road from a neighbour who reported hearing what sounded like a gunshot.

READ MORE: Police seek suspect in shooting outside bar on New Brunswick First Nation

A short time later, police discovered a man — believed to be in his late 30s or early 40s — was at the hospital to be treated for an injury to his leg.

Police are trying to determine if the two incidents are connected.

Witnesses in the Highlandview Road area reported seeing a dark-coloured Jeep leaving the area just before police arrived.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the incident is asked to call police at 506-857-2400.

© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error

Comments

Comments closed.

Due to the sensitive and/or legal subject matter of some of the content on globalnews.ca, we reserve the ability to disable comments from time to time.

Please see our Commenting Policy for more.