Thompson RCMP receive two reports of shots being fired 30 minutes apart May 15

13-year-old and 19-year-old arrested in second incident, when man said people in a vehicle shot at him while he was walking

Two teenagers have been arrested and police are looking for two other people after a report of shots being fired at a man walking in the early morning hours of May 15.

Thompson RCMP were called to Moak Crescent around 2 a.m. Wednesday after a 37-year-old man said he was shot at by occupants of a vehicle driving by.

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The man was not injured in the incident.

Police found and stopped the suspect vehicle, which had four people inside it. Two of the occupants fled on foot, while a 13-year-old male and a 19-year-old male, both from Thompson, were arrested. The vehicle was determined to be stolen and police are still looking for the two suspects who ran.

The 13-year-old is charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, possessing property obtained by crime and failing to comply with a probation order. The 19-year-old is charged with assault with a weapon and possessing property obtained by crime. No firearm has been located and police are still investigating.

This incident occurred shortly after a 30-year-old man reported being shot with a pellet gun on Public Road around 1:30 a.m. May 15. Police have not identified any suspects in that incident and continue to investigate.

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