The suspect then left the area in a dark coloured vehicle in an unknown direction.
The male victim was transported to hospital where he underwent surgery to remove a bullet from his abdomen, and is expected to make a full recovery.
RCMP is describing the male suspect as Caucasian, approximately 5’8” in height and in the range of 170-180 pounds.
Fort St. John General Investigative Section is continuing to investigate the incident, and no further information has been released at this time.
Local authorities are encouraging anyone with any information on the incident to contact them at 250-787-8140. If wishing to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.