Police incident shuts down Fitzgerald Avenue from 21st to 19th Street
Police officers are seen outside the Park Place Apartments on the morning of February 21st, 2019. Photo by James Wood/98.9 The Goat/Vista Radio
COURTENAY, B.C- An early morning incident shut down a main road in West Courtenay today.
A heavy police presence was seen from 6:30 a.m. onwards outside of Park Place Apartments along Fitzgerald Avenue, with yellow police tape closing the road at 21st Street and 19th Street. More police tape was around a residence towards 21st Street, inside the complex.
No official information is available at this time, but chatter from nearby residents has indicated that there may have been a shooting at the apartment complex, with one person taken to hospital.
As more official information becomes available, this article will be updated.