The Sooke RCMP are looking for 25-year-old Joshua Nicholas Lafleur, a resident of Sooke and Langford, in relation to the Sooke shooting yesterday, June 14, 2016.
Lafleur is 6-feet tall, 190 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. RCMP say he is considered to be armed and dangerous and shouldn’t be approached.
According to the Q! (below), the shooting was drug-related and targeted. CFAX (also below) reports that there is at least one outstanding warrant for Lafleur. The CFAX article goes on to say that two groups had met up on Ella Road in Sooke for an altercation. The full articles are referenced below.
They are also still looking for a 2003 grey Kia Magentis with a (green lettering on white background) Saskatchewan licence plate 404 JZB.
Anyone with information should call the Sooke RCMP at 250-642-5241. If you spot Lafleur or see the vehicle, call 911. Do NOT approach. He is considered armed and dangerous.
You can submit information anonymously through the Victoria Crime Stoppers phone line, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
According to a press release issued by the Sooke RCMP, one victim has now left hospital, the other remains in stable condition. The investigation is continuing.
— Megan Thomas (@meganTcbc) June 15, 2016
If you know where he is and want to remain 100% anonymous call 1-800-222-TIPS. We want your info not your name. https://t.co/Zl7Td582SZ
— GV Crime Stoppers (@VicCrimeStop) June 15, 2016