The victim of Tuesday night’s shooting has been treated and released from hospital.
Not much else is being released by police.
The guy in his 20’s showed up at KGH around dinner time.
Police found his vehicle, evidence of a shooting a possible location near Sexsmith and Pinto.
Investigators still strongly believe this was a targeted attack and that the general public is not at risk.
A man who caused an explosion in a Vernon apartment has pled guilty to two charges.
The blast in August 2015 seriously injured two men, including James Karl Iverson, who has admitted to criminal negligence causing bodily harm and arson by negligence.
Police said the explosion was the result of a marijuana extraction process that went wrong.
Iverson returns to court April 26th for pre sentence report.
A serial bank robber who used a fake gun during eight of nine bank robberies in Western Canada including one here in Vernon at Interior Savings Credit Union has been sentenced to four years in jail.
29-year old Shaun Cornish was actually sentenced to 7 years yesterday in Kamloops court, but that was reduced by 36 months for time spent in prison since his arrest in January of 2015.
Cornish held up his first bank in Princeton in December of 2014 and then hit banks in Vernon and Aldergrove before heading to Alberta and Saskatchewan for six more.
Cornish had no previous criminal history but admitted he started robbing banks after gambling, alcohol and drug addictions cost him a well-paying job with a Calgary company.
Spring Travel at YLW
We may still be dealing with snow…but spring is almost here and the Kelowna International Airport really wants to get you in the mood.
Their annual Spring Travel Event is this Saturday from 11am to 3pm.
There will lots of the usual booths and prizing.
Money raised is going to help the Sunshine Foundation of Canada – to help children have a once in a lifetime experience.
The federal government is providing some funding to Okanagan College.
The money, just over 330 thousand dollars, will go toward the Trades Training House at the Kelowna campus.
The Government of Canada’s Innovation Agenda is designed to ensure Canada is globally competitive in promoting research, translating ideas into new products and services, accelerating business growth and propelling entrepreneurs from the start-up phase to international success.