Police in Nanaimo have made no arrests following a post-Christmas home invasion in which a man was shot. (News Bulletin file photo)

UPDATE: No arrests made in last week’s Nicol Street shooting

Shooting victim remains in hospital as Nanaimo RCMP continue to investigate violent home invasion

Police in Nanaimo have made no arrests following an incident last week when shots were fired and a man was seriously injured.

The incident, police described as a home invasion, happened at about 2:30 a.m. Dec. 27.

Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman, confirmed Wednesday the 50-year-old victim was shot and is still recovering in hospital.

“It’s still an active investigation,” O’Brien said. “No arrests have been made … The [victim’s] injuries were consistent with somebody being shot.”

O’Brien would not confirm where the incident happened other than it occurred on Nicol Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 . To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or submit a tip online at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com.

Just Posted

Man arrested in shooting at Nanaimo hotel pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Brandon Tyler Woody to be sentenced in late March in B.C. Supreme Court in Nanaimo

New museum exhibit presents Nanaimo mysteries

Nanaimo Mysteries exhibit unveils city’s fiction and even stranger facts

Nanaimo police will issue $109 tickets to drivers with too much snow on their vehicles

Snow must be cleared from vehicles, with rear licence plates visible at all times

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No good reason to be advertising guns for sale

What is this push in the advertising in your newspaper for guns, asks letter writer

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Riding boundary leaves out voters

My concern is the border line of the Nanaimo-North Cowichan electoral district, says letter writer

VIDEO: Canada’s flag turns 54 today

The maple leaf design by George Stanley made its first appearance Feb. 15, 1965

Beefs & Bouquets, Feb. 14

To submit a beef or a bouquet to the Nanaimo News Bulletin, e-mail bulletinboard@nanaimobulletin.com

Dallas Stars pay tribute to Nanaimo woman who died of cancer

NHL team wore Arlene Forbes’s initials on hockey helmets last week

Judge rules Abbotsford home must be sold after son tries to evict mom

Mom to get back down payment and initial expenses

Trump officially declares national emergency to build border wall

President plans to siphon billions from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts

Snow turns to slush, rain as it warms up across B.C.’s south coast

Some areas are already covered by more than half a metre of snow following three separate storms

Father to be charged with first-degree murder in Amber Alert case

11-year-old Riya Rajkumar was found dead in her father’s home in Brampton, Ontario

Police track armed kidnapping across Thompson-Okanagan

RCMP allege it was a targeted crime believed to be linked to the drug trade

St. Paul’s Hospital replacement slated to open in Vancouver in 2026

Announced many times, but this time there’s money, Adrian Dix says

Most Read