Fatal gun shot to 18 year old girl

Vanderhoof RCMP and the North District Major Crime Unit are currently investigating the fatal shooting of an 18 year old female.

Vanderhoof RCMP and the North District Major Crime Unit are currently investigating the fatal shooting of an 18 year old female from Vanderhoof B.C.

On Dec. 20, 2012 at approximately 4:39 p.m., Vanderhoof RCMP were notified that a female victim was being transported to the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia with a life threatening gunshot wound. The victim underwent surgery but later succumbed to her injuries.

“The North District Major Crime Unit is currently investigating this tragic event” stated Cst. Lesley Smith, North District Media Relations Officer “RCMP are in the infancy stages of the investigation and an update will be provided once more has been learned”.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222 or if you would like to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).