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Gunshots ring out in Kelowna; two men wounded

Two men are in serious condition in hospital after a shooting in Kelowna Sunday night, Sept. 6, 2015.
September 07, 2015 - 1:19 PM

KELOWNA – Two men are in serious condition in hospital after a shooting in Kelowna Sunday night.

RCMP responded to a call about shots fired around 10:50 p.m., Sept. 6, at a home in the 1400-block of Terai Road in Rutland.

“A male was heard yelling followed by a number of gun shots and then silence,” Corp. Joe Duncan says in a media release.

Numerous RCMP officers and a police dog conducted a search of the area but no suspects were found, he says.

A 27-year-old Kelowna man with a gunshot wound was taken to hospital by ambulance from a home in Rutland, while a 33-year-old Kelowna man, who had also been shot, was transported from a different residence.

“Both men are not forthcoming with details,” Duncan says.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

Approximate location of shooting in Kelowna, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2015.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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