Mounties have arrested a third suspect wanted in a Prince George targeted shooting on April 5.
Kenneth Munroe, one of the wanted men on a warrant, has been taken into custody after Prince George RCMP conducted a traffic stop of a pickup truck near the corner of Victoria Street and Strathcona Avenue in Prince George yesterday (April 24).
Cpl. Craig Douglass says in a release Munroe was disguised in the pickup truck wearing a wig and was arrested without incident.
On April 5, police received multiple reports at approximately 4:15 p.m. of gunshots in the 2200-block, Quince St. in Prince George.
When they attended, the investigation led them to believe an altercation had happened in the alley west of Quince Street.
It was believed pepper spray was used and multiple gunshots were fired.
One victim was located in a black SUV shortly after while one of four suspects was arrested nearby.
RCMP said at the time that the person(s) involved were known to each other and the shooting being targeted due to the drug trade.
A second suspect was found at roughly 10:45 p.m. on April 7 when police found and arrested 26-year-old Anthony Joseph Karl Larsen at a home in the 2100-block, Tamarack St.
Arrest warrants were issued for Munroe as well as Eric Vern West on April 8.
Four people were charged by the BC Prosecution Service with Kenneth Ricardo Munroe and Eric Vern West being charged alongside Teegee and Larsen:
- Extortion with a firearm
- Attempted kidnapping
- Assault with a weapon
- Assault causing bodily harm
West was also charged with possession of a dangerous weapon dangerous to public peace. Teegee also faces other charges including obstructing a peace officer.
Prince George RCMP is still searching for 38-year-old Eric Vern West. Police say he is dangerous and not to approach him and call 911 immediately.
"Eric has to be tired of looking over his shoulder," Cpl. Craig Douglass, spokesperson for the Prince George RCMP says in the release. "He has to be tired of not knowing who to trust and where he should hide next. He should do the right thing and turn himself in to police because we will continue to actively search for him until he is arrested and taken to court."
West is described as:
- First Nations
- 180 cm (5'11")
- 82 kg (180 pounds)
- Black hair
- Brown eyes
If you have any information about this violent Criminal offense or the persons involved, you are asked to contact the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300.