The subject of our search related to shooting events in Town of CBS today is now in custody, and there is no further threat related to this matter.
The RNC has confirmed that a man wanted in connection with three shootings in Conception Bay South is now in custody.
Secures schools protocols were put in place, and residents of the Northeast Avalon were asked to secure in place as they conducted their investigation into the shootings.
An alert went out identifying 31-year-old Matthew Jeremy Fowler as the man wanted in connection with the shootings.
All warnings were subsequently lifted when Fowler was taken into custody in a police operation in the area of St. Thomas’ Line.
The community refers to everyone who received the alert to their device and broadcasting. If you received the alert, you are included in the community. The event occurred in the Northeast Avalon region.
Active Criminal Threat – Armed male at large following three shootings in Town of CBS. Suspect, 31 year old Matthew Jeremy FOWLER, described to be 6 feet and 5 inches tall, 200 pounds, with tattoos around the neck.
FOWLER has dark hair and brown eyes.
FOWLER is believed to be travelling in a black Subaru Legacy JFH 710.
The RNC is advising the community to shelter in place (remain in your residence, work or indoors), with entrances secured, while police search for the suspect.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is presently searching for a suspect in a shooting that sent two men to hospital with serious injuries Thursday morning in Conception Bay South.
Police were called to the Uplands Road and Greeleytown Road areas respectively, where two people were injured. Two males who have sustained serious injury as a result of gunshot linked to these events have been transported to a hospital to seek medical attention.
Police believe the events were targeted.
Police have since advised area schools to remain secure while the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or trauma as a result of the ongoing investigation in to two shootings in CBS, please contact 8-1-1. Members of the Mobile Crisis Response Team and NL Crisis Line supports are standing by.
More to follow….