Man with a gun on North Shore just a hunter

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KAMLOOPS - A full force response from the Kamloops RCMP to a call about a man dressed in camouflage carrying a rifle Monday morning on the North Shore.

RCMP say the caller was standing at the corner of Tranquille Road and Schreiner Street at about 8:20 a.m.

It turned out the man was simply a hunter waiting for his ride for a day in the bush.

According to a media release from the RCMP, police blocked off the road and searched for the suspect using the dog unit and air support.

After enquiring with people in the area it was determined the man was a hunter waiting for his ride, police say.

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