Victoria Police are responding to reports of a shooting on Bay Street between Forbes and Victor Streets. (Nina Grossman/ News Staff)

Charges laid in Bay Street shooting

Tyler Wardrope appeared in court Friday morning

A man has been arrested for attempted murder and a firearms charge following a shooting on Bay Street on Aug. 6.

Victoria Police Major Crime Investigators worked with the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team to arrest Tyler Wardrope without incident at a residence in Highlands early in the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 14.

RELATED: UPDATE: One man taken to hospital following shooting on Bay Street

The victim of the shooting is recovering from his wounds. Wardrope appeared in court Friday morning.

Wardrope faces charges of attempted murder, careless use or storage of a firearm and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose. The file remains under investigation and Wardrope is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

RELATED: Bay Street shooter still at large, no arrests made

Multiple officers responded to the 1500-block of Bay Street just after 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 for a report that a man had been shot outside a residence. Officers arrived and a man was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Officers responded to the area and searched for suspects and evidence. Bay Street was closed to traffic between Forbes and Victor streets for several hours.



kendra.crighton@blackpress.ca

Follow us on Instagram
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Tour de Rock kicks off on Saturday morning

The 22nd annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride will take two weeks to complete

Crown alleges resentment of ex-wife drove Oak Bay father to kill his daughters

Patrick Weir alleged in his closing arguments that Andrew Berry is responsible for the deaths of his daughters

MISSING: Victoria man Cameron Johnston

VicPD are looking for a missing 36-year-old man

Massive plaza, residential and retail project coming to Esquimalt

The Esquimalt Town Centre set to sell its first units in October

Four charges approved in Saanich hit and run that left woman in coma

‘This was a significant crash that caused serious injuries,’ say police

PHOTOS: Young protesters in B.C. and beyond demand climate change action

Many demonstaers were kids and teens who skipped school to take part

B.C. truck drivers to face higher fines for not using winter tire chains

As of Oct. 1, not using chains on the highway when required could net you a $598 ticket

Former B.C. lifeguard gets house arrest for possession of child porn

Cees Vanderniet of Grand Forks will serve six months of house arrest, then two years’ probation

How to react to Trudeau’s racist photos? With humility, B.C. prof says

‘We are now treating racism as a crime that you cannot recover from’

‘I’d do it again,’ says B.C. man who swam naked, drunk in Toronto shark tank

David Weaver, of Nelson, was drunk when he went to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on Oct. 12 2018

VIDEO: Fire destroys Williams Lake strip club targeted by past arson attempts

Diamonds and Dust Entertainment Lounge destroyed by fire, as well as New World Tea and Coffee House

Trudeau seeks meeting with Singh to apologize for blackface, brownface photos

‘I will be apologizing to him personally as a racialized Canadian,’ Trudeau said Friday

Crime Stoppers most wanted for Greater Victoria for the week of September 17

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

POLL: Should the province step in to upgrade the road to Bamfield?

The death of two University of Victoria students on a bus bound… Continue reading

Most Read