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Man in critical condition after North Okanagan shooting

RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy
October 20, 2015 - 10:46 AM

ENDERBY - Police are investigating a shooting in the North Okanagan that left a man in critical condition.

RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says police were called to a rural property in the Enderby area about 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. 

Officers located a 55-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds, Noseworthy says. He was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.
 
Police arrested a 58-year-old man without incident a short time later. He remains in police custody, however no charges have been laid.

Police believe the two men know each other, but won’t comment on the relationship. Officers say the attack was targeted and do not believe there is any risk to the general public.
 
Details including the arrested man's name, information about the firearm, and number of shots fired are not being released at this time, Noseworthy says.
 
Both men were living in the Enderby area at the time of the incident.

Police continue to investigate.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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