Thunder Bay police needs public's help in south-side shooting investigation

Police officers in Thunder Bay, Ont. are asking the public for help regarding a shooting that occurred on Victoria avenue on May 9.

Police are asking for anyone with information to come forward and speak to them

Thunder Bay police are asking for anyone with information regarding a shooting outside Newfie's Pub on May 9, to come forward and speak to Detective Whipple at the Thunder Bay Police Service. (Christina Jung / CBC)

Police officers in Thunder Bay, Ont. are asking for the public's help regarding a shooting that occurred on Victoria avenue on May 9.

Officers attended the corner of Victoria Avenue and Brodie Street at 9:45 p.m. and discovered a 28-year-old man who had been shot. The shooting occurred while the man was standing outside Newfie's Pub.

He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, but has since been released.

In the media release issued Thursday, police said the victim's injuries indicated a shotgun was involved.

Police continue to investigate the shooting, however the individuals involved in the incident are reluctant to cooperate with officers, the media release states.

Public safety is a concern, police said, given that a firearm was used in the incident.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact investigators at 807-631-5898.