Shooting and vehicle fire: police investigating

Kamloops City

2023-09-16 16:53 PDT

File # 2023-33666/33667

Kamloops RCMP officers are looking for video, witnesses, and information related to a shooting at a motel this morning, followed by a suspect vehicle fire shortly after.

On Saturday Sept. 16, 2023, around 2:35 a.m., Kamloops RCMP Detachment frontline officers responded to a report of shots fired at a unit in a motel on the 1300-block of Hugh Allan Drive. Multiple officers attended and confirmed gunshots had been fired, but that no one present was injured. The suspect truck, a black Dodge Ram, was located on fire around 2:50 a.m. on the 2000-block of Tremerton Drive. It was reported to have been stolen from a residence on Belfour Drive around 2:30 a.m.

Police, including frontline officers, members of the Police Dog Service Unit, the Kamloops RCMP Forensic Identification Services Unit, and the General Investigations Support Team, are all involved in the investigation, which remains in its early stages, said Corporal Crystal Evelyn, Kamloops RCMP spokesperson. We are asking anyone who has any security or dash cam footage, or information related to the stolen vehicle report, shooting, or fire, to please contact police as soon as possible.

Two suspects connected to the shooting were described as males; one dressed in a black top, dark pants, and white shoes with orange on the back; the other in a black top, blue jeans, and black shoes with orange on the bottom.

Those with information are asked to please contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-33666.

Released by

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn

Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034


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