Remaining suspects in Sooke shooting apprehended

Two men, including Josh Lafleur, found hiding in Sooke home’s crawl space

Joshua Lafleur

Joshua Lafleur

The remaining two suspects in last week’s drive-by shooting in Sooke have been apprehended.

At approximately 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sooke RCMP officers acting on a tip determined the suspects were hiding in a residence on Kirby Road in Sooke. Reinforcements were called and the area was secured until the Vancouver Island Emergency Response Team arrived.

With the help of a police service dog, police found Josh Lafleur and Damien James Medwedrich hiding in a crawl space inside the home and took them into custody at around 10:30 p.m.

The two suspects are expected to appear in provincial court this morning.

katie@goldstreamgazette.com

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