Charges against three Prince George men have been approved in relation to yesterday’s (Thursday) targeted shooting on Bellos St. and subsequent flight from police.

According to the PG RCMP, evidence found during the investigation has shown that a suspect discharged a firearm at police in pursuit, striking the windshield of a police cruiser.

The officer was uninjured.

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against 34-year-old Kenneth Ricardo Munroe of Prince George:

  • Possession of a firearm without authorization
  • Discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (2 counts)
  • Resist or wilfully obstruct peace officers in the execution of their duty

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against 31-year-old Bradley Andre Ouelette of Prince George:

  • Possession of a firearm without authorization
  • Discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (2 counts)
  • Resist or wilfully obstruct peace officers in the execution of their duty
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Fail to comply with probation
  • Fail to comply with a release order

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against 40-year-old Eric Vern West of Prince George:

  • Possession of a firearm without authorization
  • Discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (2 counts)
  • Resist or wilfully obstruct peace officers in the execution of their duty
  • Possession of a firearm while prohibited
  • Fail to stop for police
  • Dangerous operation of a conveyance

All three suspects were held overnight and were scheduled to appear in court today (Friday).

Investigators are still gathering evidence.

With files from Hartley Miller