One man is in custody after reports of shots fired along 1200-block of Yates Street on Sunday morning. Victoria Police Department say there are no injuries. (Black Press Meda file photo)

Shot fired through young family’s home in Victoria, man in custody

No injuries reported from incident in 1200-block of Yates Street

One man is in custody after at least one gunshot was fired through a young family’s wall in their apartment suite along the 1200-block of Yates Street Sunday morning.

Victoria Police Department heard reports of gunshots just after 6 a.m. and evacuated nearby residents when they arrived. Officers made contact with the suspect in the suite from where the gunshot was believed to be fired.

Officers forced open the suspect’s door after multiple attempts to resolve the problem. The suspect surrendered without incident.

No injuries were reported and it isn’t believed that the family was targeted. The investigation remains ongoing.

READ MORE: Victoria police arrest man in connection to weekend stabbing

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