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Two men arrested and released following Brocklehurst shooting

Kamloops RCMP are investigating after shots were fired into a home on Parkcrest Avenue this morning, April 24, 2016.
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April 25, 2016 - 9:30 AM

KAMLOOPS - Shots fired at a house in Brocklehurst this weekend was part of a targeted incident, RCMP confirmed today.

Three bullets were fired into a residence on Parkcrest Avenue early Sunday morning, April 24 and RCMP have since arrested, and released, two men in relation to the incident, according to a media release.

At least three bullet holes are visible on the front of the house at 1699 Parkcrest Ave.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says investigation led officer to two other locations, one on Westsyde Road and another on Lorne Street where the men were arrested. The two men were known to police. Several other people were arrested for "officer safety" but all have since been released. A warrant was executed at a residence on Westsyde Road and people were subsequently arrested and taken into custody before being released. RCMP have not said how many people were arrested.

Shelkie says no one was injured in the Sunday morning incident.

Charges have yet to be recommended and the Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.

Bullet holes are visible after the house at 1699 Parkcrest Ave. was the target of gun fire Sunday morning, April 24, 2016.
Bullet holes are visible after the house at 1699 Parkcrest Ave. was the target of gun fire Sunday morning, April 24, 2016.

- This story was updated at 1:24 p.m. Apr. 25 to include more specific information from RCMP about arrests.


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