Two men arrested following firearm incident

December 20, 2022
Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick

News release

A 32-year-old man from Saint-Antoine, N.B., and a 40-year-old man from Bathurst, N.B., have been arrested following an incident with a firearm in Saint-Antoine, N.B.

On December 15, 2022, at approximately 3:35 p.m., members of the Richibucto RCMP detachment responded to a report of a man who had been shot in the stomach at a residence on Gerard Street in Saint-Antoine. When police arrived they located the victim, a 40-year-old man, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to hospital with what are believed to be serious but non life-threatening injuries.

A 32-year-old man and a 40-year-old man were arrested at the scene in connection with the investigation. Both men were later released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on June 9, 2023.

RCMP Police Dog Services also attended the scene. Members of the Southeast District Crime Reduction Unit and the RCMP Forensic Identification Services are assisting with the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information that may help further the investigation is asked to contact the Richibucto RCMP at 506-523-4611. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by downloading the secure P3 Mobile App, or by Secure Web Tips at


Contact information

Cpl. Ricky Leblond
Richibucto Detachment
Southeast District RCMP

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