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Multiple suspects in custody, others still at large after shooting in Prince George

A man is in hospital and multiple suspects in custody after what police believe was a targeted shooting early Friday morning in Prince George.

Victim in targeted attack shot in parking lot near downtown just after midnight

A man is in hospital after being shot in what police believe is a targeted incident (Andrew Kurjata/CBC)

Multiple suspects are in custody but others may still be at large following a shooting in Prince George early this morning.

The victim remains in hospital.

RCMP Corporal Craig Douglass says the arrests were made in the Giscome neighbourhood, east of Prince George.

He says the shooting is believed to have been targeted but would not speculate on the motive.

A lockdown at Blackburn Elementary school has now been lifted.

Police were called to the scene of the shooting in the VLA neighbourhood near 17th Avenue and Spruce Street just after midnight.

Prince George RCMP are asking anyone with information to contact them.

With files from Andrew Kurjata