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Pellet gun seized, man arrested after firearm report in downtown Kamloops

This pellet gun was seized by Kamloops RCMP on July 22, 2021, after a man pointed it at another person downtown.
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July 22, 2021 - 3:31 PM

Kamloops RCMP have seized a pellet gun after a man pointed what looked like a firearm at another person.

A man on the 400 block of Lansdowne Street pulled a firearm from a backpack and pointed it at another person, according to an RCMP press release.

Police responded to the area around 12:40 p.m., July 22, and took one man into custody.

Officers also briefly detained another man, but he was later released at the scene.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident can contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

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