St. Stephen RCMP are attempting to locate a 25-year-old St. Stephen man in connection to an incident at an apartment building in that Charlotte County communtiy.

Police responded to a complaint of shots fired in a residence converted into apartments at around noon today (May 19), on Hawthorne Street. No one was injured.

Richard "Rickey" Baxter is a person of interest in connection with the incident. RCMP say they want to speak to him and are concerned for his well-being.


He is described as Caucasian, approximately 5’ 8” tall with brown hair and blue eyes.

Baxter was last seen around 12:30 this afternoon, in the area of Hawthorne Street, Union Street West, and Milltown. He was wearing a flat peak ball cap, a black shirt with a skull head on it, and blue jeans.

St. Stephen Police say he may possibly be carrying a firearm, but note there is no indication he is a threat to the public.

Anyone who sees Rickey Baxter is asked to not approach him but to call 911, St. Stephen RCMP at 506-466-7030 or 1-800-506-RCMP (7267).