RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Upper Fraser Road near Highway 16 on Jan. 16 at 11:45 p.m.
"Evidence was located at the scene that indicated someone may have been injured; however no victim or suspect has been located," said Cpl. Craig Douglass.
A vehicle was observed leaving the area immediately after the incident.
The following Monday, police received a missing person report for 24-year-old Jordan Taylor McLeod, who was last seen in Prince George and Vanderhoof, B.C. on Jan. 16.
Police said they believe the missing person and the shooting are connected.
Police are looking for McLeod, who is described as:- a First Nations male,
- 154 pounds,
- short brown hair,
- brown eyes.
"In addition to locating Jordan, we are asking the public to keep an eye out for these vehicles, especially on back roads between and around Prince George, Vanderhoof and Quesnel, BC.," the press release said.
Police are also hoping to locate the car McLeod was potentially driving on Jan. 16 — a 2006 burgundy Chevrolet Malibu with the licence plate 163 RNA and "Quality Assured Collision and Glass" decal on both doors.
They also want to find a 2013 grey Chrysler 200 with a licence plate 693 RVV that was last seen in Quesnel, B.C. on Jan. 8.