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RCMP issue public warning for Williams Lake resident believed to be at risk of gang violence

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It might not be a good idea to mingle with Lashway Merritt of Williams Lake.

The Williams Lake RCMP issued a public warning about the 29-year-old. Merritt was the victim of a shooting in 2022 that was believed to be gang-related, and the police believe he may still be at risk of more gang-related violence.

“Due to the threat to the public posed by this individual through their connection to criminal activity and high level of violence, police believe that anyone associated or in close proximity to him may be putting themselves at risk,” the warning says.

“The Williams Lake RCMP is issuing a public warning and identifying him in order for family, friends, associates and the public to take measures to increase their own personal safety.”


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