August 08, 2014 - 3:42 PM
KAMLOOPS – So far no charges have been laid after a Kamloops man was shot in the face August 2.
Around midnight last Saturday, officers discovered the 23-year-old male on the front steps of a house on the 300 block of Fortune Drive. He was still breathing and conscious after suffering a gunshot wound to his left cheek and injuries to his right hand. He required surgery on a bullet lodged near his spine and is expected to recover.
Four people at the scene of the shooting were taken into custody. The matter has not been taken to court yet. In a phone interview, RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Cheryl Bush said she's not able to comment on whether charges are pending for any of the individuals, if they were released or if any have been deemed a suspect.
“The matter is still under investigation,” Bush said, adding she hasn't seen any reports that have gone to court.
Police can only hold members in custody for a period of 24 hours if formal charges aren't laid during that period.
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