Three youth arrested, one sent to hospital after BB gun incident near Kamloops middle school

Police in front of Brocklehurst Middle School after an incident involving a group of youth and a BB gun March 2, 2017.

KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops middle school was locked down today after police were called with reports of a weapons assault.

A youth was shot and injured with a BB gun near Brocklehurst Middle School today, March 2, causing the school to go into lock down. Police received a call about the weapons assault near the school, according to a police press release and were able to peacefully resolve the situation.

Three youth were arrested as a result of the incident. No students from the school were involved, according to the press release.

Police are still investigating the incident.

Several police cruisers were stationed in front of Brocklehurst Middle School after an incident involving a group of youth and a BB gun March 2, 2017.
Several police cruisers were stationed in front of Brocklehurst Middle School after an incident involving a group of youth and a BB gun March 2, 2017.

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