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Man found dead in vehicle after shots fired in Kelowna

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March 25, 2020 - 9:11 AM

Kelowna RCMP have launched a homicide investigation after a man’s body was found in a vehicle after a report of gunfire last night.

RCMP say just before midnight, March 24, there were numerous 911 calls about gunshots in the 300 block of Trumpeter Court in Kelowna.

Officers arrived at the scene in the upper Mission neighbourhood to find a dead man in a vehicle, according to an RCMP media release.

“The Kelowna serious crime unit has assumed carriage of this investigation, which is in its early stages,” Kelowna RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jocelyn Noseworthy said in the release.

“Police are maintaining the crime scene for examination, and are canvassing for witnesses and video surveillance footage. At this time, no arrests have been made, however this shooting appears to be a targeted incident.”

If you witnessed this incident and have not yet spoken to police you are urged to call the Kelowna RCMP Serious Crime Unit at 250-762-3300. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net.


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