Shooting incident in Valleyview area

Kamloops SouthEast Dist, Kamloops City

2021-06-15 16:10 PDT

A Kamloops man has been injured in a shooting incident Sunday afternoon and police are seeking potential witnesses.

On Sunday June 13th, 2021 at approximately 5:32 pm, Kamloops RCMP frontline officers responded to a shopping complex in the 2100 block of the East Trans Canada Highway to a report that a male had been shot. It was reported that the victim had walked into the parking lot complex and then collapsed on the ground. Several bystanders began to provided first aid to the male until first responders were able to arrive on scene. With the help of the Kamloops Police Service Dog, investigators believe they have been able to determine that the shooting took place near the Thompson River however this investigation is progressing. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries and is believed to be in stable condition.

Police are seeking witnesses who may have been in the area during this time frame and may have observed anything suspicious. Please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2021-19669 if you have any information related to this investigation.

Sgt. Darren Michels
Kamloops RCMP Detachment
 

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