On August 2, 2023 at 6:18am, the Fort St John RCMP received a report of shots fired in the area of Triangle Park located on 112th Ave and 103rd Street in Fort St John.

4 people were observed arriving in what was later determined to be a stolen car, where they committed a break an enter to a residence and a shot was fired into the home.

The vehicle left and returned a short time later with 2 people again approaching the house.

Frontline police officers arrived on scene, interrupting the home invasion, locating the individuals from the vehicle. One person was found in possession of a spent shell casing and bear spray and another was found in possession of a collapsible baton.

All 4 people were arrested on scene and containment was set up around the residence.

With the assistance of RCMP Police Dog Services, 8 persons were safely removed from the home, all with no injuries.

A search warrant was executed on the car which yielded a loaded pistol. A search warrant was also executed on the residence resulting in additional firearms and ammunition being located and seized for investigation.

The Fort St John RCMP ask anyone who may have additional information in this matter to contact the Fort St John RCMP at 250-787-8100. Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca.