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Comox Valley RCMP investigates after man shot in leg on July 30

Police found a man with serious injuries after reports of shots being fired in Comox. Lee Brow / The Canadian Press

Comox Valley RCMP said they received reports that a man was shot in the leg in the middle of the night on July 30.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 41-year-old man with serious injuries as well as a double-barrel shotgun.

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“The man called 911 at approximately 12:30 a.m. to report that he had been shot in the leg and was waiting for police and medical assistance at a park on the 2000 block of Wallace Road in Comox,” Const. Monika Terragni said.

“Major crime unit investigators are investigating.”

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Police say those involved in the incident are known to police and there is “no evidence” to suggest any ongoing risk to the public.

The 41-year-old man was taken to hospital and is expected to recover.

Anyone with information can contact the Comox Valley RCMP or BC Crime Stoppers.

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