File # 2017-4646
Tue Aug 22 10:05:00 PDT 2017

The Salmon Arm RCMP is investigating an incident involving unknown suspects shooting at a residence in Salmon Arm this past weekend.

On Sunday August 20th, 2017, at approximately 3:00 am, the Salmon Arm RCMP attended to the area of 16th St. SE, Auto Road SE, and 11th Ave. SE in response to a number of calls received from residents who reported hearing guns shots. RCMP officers attended to the area and determined that there had been a firearm discharged in the direction of a parked vehicle, a nearby garage and fence at an address in the 1700 block of 11th Ave. SE.

Witnesses reported hearing a vehicle speeding away after the shots were heard.

The Salmon Arm RCMP Detachment investigators believe this to be a targeted event and have spoken to all of the tenants of the building and confirmed that no one was injured.

Our investigation into this matter continues and anyone with information pertaining to this or other events can call the Salmon Arm RCMP at 250 832 6044 or can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), stated S/Sgt Scott West NCO i/c of the Salmon Arm Detachment.

 

Released by

Cpl. Dan Moskaluk

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
South East District
1168 Main Street, Penticton B.C. V2A-5E8
Office: 250-770-4754
Cell: 250-863-7433
Fax: 250-492-4851

Email: dan.moskaluk@rcmp-grc.gc.ca


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