RCMP responded to what is believed to be a targeted shooting in Courtenay Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Erin Haluschak

One man in hospital following targeted shooting in Courtenay

A 57-year-old Courtenay man is in hospital with a gunshot wound following a report of a shooting Tuesday at the 900 block of Salisbury Road in Courtenay.

Around 4:20 p.m. Dec. 12, police responded to the incident which is believed to be targeted.

The man was transported to local hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

There have been no arrests for this shooting at this time but the investigation is ongoing. The Comox Valley RCMP Major Crimes Section is heading the investigation with the assistance of the Police Dog Service and the Integrated Forensic Identification Section.

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