Police say the man was walking down a road near 8th Street and 96th Ave when he heard a loud bang and then he began to bleed on his neck.
The male attended the hospital where it was determined he was shot with a 22 calibre firearm at close range. The male was treated and released from hospital.
The Dawson Creek RCMP is requesting any persons that may have any information on this incident to call their office at 250-784-3700. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).