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Vernon home 'known to police' shot up Sunday morning

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October 16, 2017 - 7:29 AM

VERNON - Police say a burned out vehicle is related to a nearby incident where shots were fired at a Vernon home that is 'known to police' early Sunday morning. 

Vernon RCMP said in a release several people reported shots fired in the 3800 block of 21 Avenue around 2:20 a.m. Oct. 15.

"Officers attended to a residence that is known to police and confirmed that the house had been targeted and hit by numerous bullets," spokesperson Cpl. Dan Moskaluk said in a release. No one was home and no injuries were reported.

Two vehicles immediately left the scene and police believe one of those vehicles was found on fire in the 7100 block of Tronson Road. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 or via Crimestoppers at 1-80-222-8477.

— This story was updated at 2:50 p.m. Oct. 16, 2017 to correct the location of the shots fired incident to 21 Avenue, not 21 Street. 

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