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The Canadian Press

Teen caught in crossfire on Vancouver street passes away: Coroner

By The Canadian Press
January 15, 2018 - 3:44pm Updated: January 15, 2018 - 5:43pm

VANCOUVER — A 15-year-old boy who was struck by a bullet during a brazen gunfight on a busy Vancouver street has died in hospital.

BC Coroners Service spokesman Andy Watson confirmed the teen died Monday following the shooting on Saturday evening.

Robert Gordon Davidson has been sentenced in the severe assault of a quadriplegic man at a rural Qualicum Beach home in March, 2014.
Robert Gordon Davidson has been sentenced in the severe assault of a quadriplegic man at a rural Qualicum Beach home in March, 2014. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Sentence issued after quadriplegic man beaten in Qualicum Beach

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 14, 2018 - 8:01pm

NANAIMO — A man was sentenced in the severe assault of a quadriplegic man at a rural Qualicum Beach home.

Robert Gordon Davidson, 48, was given two-and-a-half years behind bars for beating the man with a blunt object at his home in March 2014.

The entrances to a townhouse complex on the corner of Wakesiah Ave. and Second St. were blocked off Saturday morning around 11 a.m.
The entrances to a townhouse complex on the corner of Wakesiah Ave. and Second St. were blocked off Saturday morning around 11 a.m. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP confirm targeted shooting in south Nanaimo leaves one man dead

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 13, 2018 - 1:17pm Updated: January 13, 2018 - 3:02pm

NANAIMO — RCMP confirmed one man is dead after a targeted shooting at a south Nanaimo townhouse complex. 

A car took out a stop side, then crashed into First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo on Townsite Rd. at Millstone Ave.
A car took out a stop side, then crashed into First Unitarian Fellowship of Nanaimo on Townsite Rd. at Millstone Ave. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Building plowed, drunk driving ticket issued in back-to-back Nanaimo crashes

By Ian Holmes
January 11, 2018 - 5:28pm

NANAIMO — Emergency responders were hopping Thursday afternoon with both a possible drunk-driving crash and a car barreling into a church.

RCMP Cst. Gary O'Brien said the incidents happened just 20 minutes and a few blocks apart on Jan. 11.

30-year-old Nicole Kristin Reedel, reported missing on Dec. 24.
30-year-old Nicole Kristin Reedel, reported missing on Dec. 24. submitted/RCMP

UPDATE: Nanaimo woman not seen for two weeks is found, RCMP say

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
January 10, 2018 - 1:32pm Updated: January 11, 2018 - 9:31am

NANAIMO — Nanaimo RCMP confirmed Nicole Kristin Reedel, who was reported missing to the media on Jan. 10, was found safe and sound. 

 

EARLIER:RCMP are asking for the public's help finding a Nanaimo woman whose disappearance is characterized as "totally out of character."

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