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Information and video sought after shots fired in Saint John

By Tara Clow Aug 26, 2023 | 5:30 PM

Saint John police are looking for witnesses, video footage and information after shots were fired into a building.

At around 8:30 p.m. Friday, police responded the 100-block of Guilford Street.

There were several occupants inside the building but no one was hurt. A window was damaged during the incident.

Police stopped a suspect vehicle within minutes on Guilford Street near Ludlow Street and the occupants were arrested.

Officers found they were in possession of two pellet guns, a loaded shotgun, ammunition, and a controlled substance believed to be crystal methamphetamine.  

Two men, ages 25 and 48, a 43-year-old woman, and a 17-year-old youth were arrested on weapon, drug, and mischief related offenses.

All were released from custody on undertakings with conditions including to return to court at a later date.

Police do not believe that this was a random act of violence.

The Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 506-648-3333 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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