Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) are actively searching for a 31-year old suspect, Mathew Fowler, following three shootings Conception Bay South on Thursday afternoon.
An active criminal threat issued after the shootings said the suspect was fleeing in a black Subaru Legacy with number plate, JFH 710.
“Active Criminal Threat – Armed male at large following three shootings in Town of CBS. Suspect, 31 year old Matthew Jeremy FOWLER, described to be 6 feet and 5 inches tall, 200 pounds, with tattoos around the neck.
“FOWLER has dark hair and brown eyes. FOWLER is believed to be travelling in a black Subaru Legacy JFH 710.
“The RNC is advising the community to shelter in place (remain in your residence, work or indoors), with entrances secured, while police search for the suspect. Updates will be provided through RNC social media platforms and local media.
A school secure alert was issued by schools in CBS and St John’s shortly after the shootings happened.
The secure school alerts have however been lifted as at press time.