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Kelowna men charged in attempted murder of homeless man

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May 11, 2020 - 2:55 PM

Two Kelowna men have now been charged with attempted murder after allegedly attacking a homeless man and leaving him severely injured in a downtown alleyway.

Kelowna RCMP frontline responded March 2, just after 2:45 a.m., to a report of an assault in the 200 block of Lawrence Avenue.

"When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim suffering from serious injuries sustained during the alleged attack. He was transported to the hospital where he received medical treatment," Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy said in a press release.

Devin Comerford, 19, and Zackary Gaubert, 21,  were taken into police custody on May 8. They have now been charged with attempted murder. Both men have been released by the courts on significant conditions for future court dates.

This is still an active police investigation and no further details are being released at this time.

Anyone with any information about this crime can contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at

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