Update – Police advise high risk situation ongoing at G&M Trailer Park

Kamloops City

2017-10-27 12:50 PDT

Kamloops RCMP are still on scene at G&M Trailer Park, across from the Powwow Ground on Highway 5, dealing with a high risk situation concerning an individual suspected of having a firearm.

There is a significant police presence on hand, including the Emergency Response Team and local detachment resources.

Police continue to ask residents of G&M Trailer Park to remain inside their residences, and lock their doors and windows. Unless advised by police, they should NOT go outside.

The public is asked to avoid the area, to allow police the opportunity to safely resolve this matter.

Highway 5 is shut down in both directions at Mt. Paul Way and Valleyview exchange. Motorists are also advised to avoid this area.

We are asking the public not to share any information about specific police activities or locations on social media, says Cpl. Jodi Shelkie.

Additionally, please avoid calling 9-1-1 for any updates, or non-emergency reports. The public will be notified in a timely fashion as soon as police have further information.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie
Kamloops RCMP
250-282-3000


 

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