Man shot with nail gun at Colwood construction site

West Shore RCMP are recommending charges after a man was shot with a nail gun yesterday afternoon at a construction site in Colwood.

It happened around 3 o'clock yesterday in the 300 block of Wale Road.

Emergency crews responded to the site and found the victim with a single nail in his abdomen. Investigators believe two men were exchanging words when tempers flared and one of them pointed a nail gun at the other and fired.

The victim suffered a puncture wound to his abdomen and was transported to local hospital for treatment.

Police are recommending charges of Assault with a Weapon against a 35 year old man from Langford.

 

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