Man arrested in triple shooting; two dead, one injured

Princeton RCMP have arrested a man in connection to a triple shooting which left two dead and one injured.

By Shannon Quesnel

A man was arrested in connection with a triple shooting in Princeton which killed a man, a woman and injured another male.

The suspect was arrested without incident in Princeton at about 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. The subject remains in custody. Police have stated everyone involved in the shootings knew each other.

On Saturday at about 9:45 p.m. Princeton RCMP visited a home on Old Hedley Road to check out an injury complaint. The bodies of one male and a female were found inside a building on the property. The injured man was also found. The male victim was transported to Princeton hospital and then transferred to another hospital for more advanced care where he remains in serious condition.

Princeton RCMP called in more resources and officers continued the investigation through the night and into Sunday.

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit from Kelowna is leading the investigation with the appropriate resources remaining in Princeton.

No further details are being released at this time including the identities of the deceased.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Shannon Quesnel at or call 250-488-3065.

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