Man charged in connection with shooting incident

Police say a 65-year-old man from Erbs Cove has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident that sent another man to hospital.

Officers responded to a call that a man had been shot outside a residence on Ganong Road in Erbs Cove around 10:00 a.m. on December 3.

Police say a 32-year-old man from Hampton suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital, while a 65-year-old man was arrested without incident.

RCMP say Vance Jourdey appeared in Saint John Provincial Court in the afternoon of December 3.

He was charged with discharging a firearm with intent, was released from custody, and is scheduled to re-appear in court in February next year.

The investigation is ongoing and police say they believe this is an isolated incident.