January 15th, 2021

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Man wanted in N.B. shooting arrested


By The Canadian Press on January 6, 2021.

Police in New Brunswick are warning residents about a man carrying firearms who is wanted for a shooting Monday near a high school in Riverview.The RCMP have distributed an Alert Ready message to the Greater Moncton area, saying 24-year-old Jansen Bryan Baker, shown in a handout photo, intends to use the firearms. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP MANDATRY CREDIT

AMHERST, N.S. – Police say a man wanted for a shooting Tuesday in New Brunswick has been arrested in northern Nova Scotia.

The New Brunswick RCMP tweeted just after noon local time that 24-year-old Janson Bryan Baker had been arrested in Amherst, N.S., without incident.

Baker had been the subject of emergency alerts warning residents about an armed suspect at large after a man was wounded by gunfire Tuesday near a high school in southeastern New Brunswick.

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