Mission man charged in relation to Tuesday's drive-by shooting in Nanaimo

Mission man charged in relation to Tuesday’s drive-by shooting in Nanaimo

According to Nanaimo RCMP, 19-year-old Inderpal Singh Aujla of Mission is one of two suspects involved in the incident.

  • Mar. 3, 2016 9:00 a.m.

A Mission man is one of two suspects that have been formally charged in connection with a brazen drive-by shooting in Nanaimo on Tuesday (March 1) that sparked a dramatic and lengthy police chase.

According to Nanaimo RCMP, 19-year-old Inderpal Singh Aujla of Mission and 18-year-old Armaan Singh Chandi of Surrey have been charged with multiple offences including attempted murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and failing to stop for police.

Both men have been remanded into custody with their next court appearance set for Friday March 4 in Nanaimo Provincial court.

The car chase took place after police received reports of multiple gunshots fired into an occupied vehicle.