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Two men targeted in Kelowna hotel shooting; no arrest yet

RCMP officers respond to a report of shots fired at the Ramada by Wyndham directly across from the Orchard Park mall in Kelowna, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020.
August 27, 2020 - 2:19 PM

Kelowna RCMP are sharing more information about yesterday’s shooting at the Ramada hotel and are making a plea for witnesses to come forward.

Just before 11 a.m. on Aug. 26, police were called after reports of shots fired at the Ramada by Wyndham hotel. Initial investigation determined a single shooter with a handgun targeted two men in a parking lot of the hotel in the 2100 block of Harvey Avenue in Kelowna. He then fled in a black car.

According to a release from Kelowna RCMP, neither of the two victims were injured during the shooting, though one man did suffer injuries while fleeing. He was treated by paramedics at the scene.

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RCMP located what they believed to be the car involved in the incident at 1 p.m. yesterday on Skeena Drive on Dilworth Mountain in the city. Despite an extensive search, police could not locate the suspect.

Police will not be releasing any further information at this time.

RCMP urge anyone who witnessed the shooting, or who has information about it, to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip at the Crime Stoppers website here.

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