Fredericton shooting suspect surrenders to police
Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013 11:30AM AST
Last Updated Tuesday, January 29, 2013 7:39PM AST
A man has surrendered himself to police following a shooting and subsequent standoff in the Fredericton area.
Police say the 37-year-old man was taken into custody around 4 p.m. without incident.
They say the man had spent most of the day barricaded inside a home on Route 101 in Nasonworth.
The man is believed to be connected to a shooting that sent a woman to hospital early Tuesday.
Police were called to a home in Lincoln Heights around 2 a.m. where they found a woman in her forties suffering from a gunshot wound.
She was rushed to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton, where she underwent surgery.
Her condition is unknown at this time but police say she has been moved to the intensive care unit.
Police surrounded the home in Nasonworth hours after the shooting
Police say the victim and the suspect are known to one another, but wouldn’t comment on their relationship.
A road block related to the investigation was in place on Route 101 near New Maryland for most of the day but it has since been removed.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.