Police Search For Male Suspect Involved In Shooting

A shooting that took place on the north side of Fredericton last week led to police issuing a warrant for a 21-year-old male suspect.

The Fredericton Police Force says responded to Riverside Drive on Nov. 7 where they found a woman shot in the leg. She was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.

Police say they believe the shooting was not a random act.

The Major Crime Unit have issued a warrant for Jacob James Phillips, who is charged with the following:

  • Discharging a firearm with intent
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Aggravated assault
  • Breach of an undertaking

Phillips is described as five feet nine inches tall and around 160 pounds and has short, dark hair and a dark goatee.

Anyone with information about this incident, or Phillips’s whereabouts, should contact Fredericton police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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