Assault in home near Hess Road leaves two persons injured

Gabriola RCMP

Tuesday, April 6 2021

On April 5, 2021, at approximately 6:00pm the Gabriola RCMP responded to a residence near Hess Road, Gabriola Island related to an assault, which was later determined to involve a weapon. The two involved parties know each other. One person was transported off island by BC Emergency Health Services (BC EHS) via Air Ambulance in critical but stable condition, while the other individual was taken into custody by RCMP and their injuries were treated by BC EHS staff. The matter is still in the early stages of investigation and no charges have been forwarded at this time.

Should you have any information related to this offence or any other offence, you can call the Gabriola Island RCMP at 250-247-8333 or be anonymous and report to crime stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 or at nanaimocrimestoppers.com