Suspect arrested in fatal north Okanagan shooting near Vernon, B.C.: RCMP

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VERNON, B.C. — One person has been killed in a shooting near Vernon, B.C.

RCMP say they responded to reports of a vehicle fleeing the scene of a possible shooting on Monday.

A body was discovered when officers arrived.

A suspect vehicle was spotted near Armstrong and RCMP say they arrested one man.

RCMP Sgt. Janelle Shoihet says more details about the identity of the victim will be released after further investigation and once relatives are informed.

She says police believe the suspect and victim knew each other and there is no ongoing threat to public safety.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 21, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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