Date: Monday, December 20th, 2021
Victoria, BC – Officers are asking for witnesses and information after two women were shot with a pellet gun in separate incidents early Sunday morning.
Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 19th, a woman reported that she was sitting in the 1700-block of Douglas Street when she was shot with a pellet gun by an unknown man in a vehicle. Moments later, a separate woman reported that she was standing at the corner of Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue when she was shot with a pellet gun by an unknown man in a vehicle. In both instances the vehicle stopped alongside the victim before a pellet gun was fired from an open window.
The vehicle was last seen travelling westbound on Pandora Avenue. The vehicle is described as an older model grey or light-coloured four door sedan. The occupants of the vehicle were described as four Caucasian men.
Both victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries. However, one victim attended hospital for medical treatment.
This incident remains under investigation. If you have information about this incident, please call our Report Desk and (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.