Vanderhoof news: Suspect arrested following report of active shooter | CTV News
Suspect in custody following reports of active shooter in Vanderhoof, B.C.
A suspect is in custody following reports of an active shooter with a long gun in the northern B.C. community of Vanderhoof.
The tense incident prompted a community-wide lockdown early Thursday afternoon as RCMP officers worked to locate and arrest the alleged gunman.
Officers put up roadblocks around the small district municipality, which has a population of about 4,400 and is located about 100 kilometres west of Prince George.
Authorities said the situation began with reports that a shooter had targeted the Vanderhoof RCMP detachment on Columbia Street at around 12:15 p.m.
The suspect was then said to be driving around the area in a white Ford pickup truck.
In a news release, RCMP Cpl. Madonna Saunderson said there …
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