Man sought, second man charged in Moncton altercation

Police say a second person has been charged in connection with an incident in the Whitney Avenue and Argyle Street area of Moncton last week, while a person of interest is still being sought.

Officers responded to Whitney Avenue on January 30, around 10:15 p.m. and found three men who had been injured.

Police say one of the men had suffered a gunshot wound and all three have since been released from hospital.

RCMP say a fourth man was seen running from the scene and police believe a fifth person may have been involved.

Police say 54-year-old Stanley Smith of Moncton appeared in court yesterday and was charged with aggravated assault, remanded into custody and will return to court this afternoon for a bail hearing.

RCMP say they are still seeking 44-year-old Marcel Prevost, a person of interest they would like to speak to in connection with the investigation.

Prevost is described as 6'2" tall and weighing 216 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Marcel Prevost, or about the altercation on January 30 is asked to contact the Codiac RCMP or call Crime Stoppers.