Police investigate a shooting at 21st Avenue and 15th Crescent in Vernon’s Mission Hill area Sunday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

UPDATED: Vernon house shooting investigated

At 2:21 a.m. Sunday morning, officers received several reports of shots being fired in the 3800 block of 21st Avenue

UPDATED: Vernon RCMP are continuing the investigation into early Sunday reports of shots being fired at a residence and subsequent report of a vehicle set ablaze.

At about 2:21 a.m., officers received several reports of shots fired in the 3800 block of 21st Avenue.

“According to the reports, there were two vehicles that left the area immediately following the sounds of the shots being fired,” said Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

Officers visited a residence that is known to police and confirmed that the house had been hit by numerous bullets. The house was vacant upon police attendance.

Shortly after the initial call, a vehicle believed to have left the scene of the shooting was located in the 7100 block of Tronson Road on fire.

There have not been any reports of people having been injured and the investigations into both the shooting and the fire are ongoing.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the RCMP at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-80-222-8477.

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Vernon RCMP have very few details as to a shooting in the Mission Hill neighbourhood.

At 2:21 a.m. Sunday morning, officers received several reports of shots being fired in the 3800 block of 21st Avenue.

“On arrival, they determined that several shots had been fired into a house. There are no reports of injuries,” said Sgt. Rob Farrer.

No one was in the house when the police arrived and no suspects have been arrested.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Vernon RCMP.



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