Two men considered armed and dangerous continue to elude police in the Highlands, in the area of Lost Lake Road, northwest of Victoria.
Westshore RCMP say the men were involved in a shooting in Sooke on Wednesday evening.
Josh LaFleur is one of the suspects wanted in connection with the shooting, however the second suspect’s name is still being withheld, pending charges.
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West Shore RCMP were joined by numerous other police unit’s on Friday as they searched for the men who fled into the bush.
Police say they have information to lead them to believe the suspects were possibly armed and dangerous when they fled.
The area of search was expanded to the Thetis Lake area, which for a time was closed to the public.
Police are looking to the public for tips, contact the Sooke RCMP Detachment at 250-642-5241 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).