Vernon teen arrested in connection to Rutland shooting
Howard Alexander - News Editor
A man was shot at the 7-Eleven in Rutland, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016.
(JOHN MCDONALD / iNFOnews.ca)
February 22, 2016 - 4:12 PM
KELOWNA - RCMP have arrested a suspect in the shooting at a Kelowna convenience store last week.
On Monday, Feb. 15, a 46-year-old man was shot outside the 7-Eleven in Rutland. At the time, police said it was drug related and local residents need not fear for their safety.
A 17-year-old youth from Coldstream was arrested in Vernon last night, Feb. 21, in connection with the shooting, RCMP said today, Feb. 22, in a press release.
The youth, who is in custody, will appear in court tomorrow to face several firearms related and breach of court order charges.
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