A 16-year-old in Happy Valley-Goose Bay was shot at several times with a hand-held air soft BB gun between 12:30 and 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the RCMP.
The youth, who was shot at while on his property on Mesher Street, was not injured. The suspect is described as male, 5-11, and was wearing all black and a ski mask at the time of the incident.
It is said he then ran through a back yard and jumped over a fence.
The RCMP is encouraging anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact the local RCMP at 709-896-3383 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), Text at TIP190 or use the secure web tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.