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Gunshots on Highway 33, Kelowna an ‘isolated incident’ says RCMP

One male was arrested and then released
A man was arrested after gun shots were heard (File photo)

Gun shots were fired early Sunday morning at a residence along Highway 33.

The Kelowna RCMP responded to a call for a dispute between neighbours, which resulted in a man discharging a firearm.

Police arrived on the scene, at the 4200 Block of Highway 33, at approximately 12:20 a.m. on Sunday Sept. 10.

Mounties found evidence that confirmed the reports of gunfire, said Const. Mike Della-Paolera.

“The male arrested was released on an undertaking and the Kelowna RCMP is a continuing their investigation,” said Della-Paolera.

A family gathering was occurring at a neighbouring residence at the time of the incident. The house was secured by police until the man was taken into custody.

The incident required closure of Highway 33 until 4 a.m.

No injuries were reported.

This was an isolated incident and there are no concerns for the public’s safety, said Della-Paolera.


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Jacqueline Gelineau

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