Kelowna RCMP have a man and woman in custody after receiving a report of a male entering an apartment building armed with a shotgun.
On January 30th, 2018 at approximately 4:15 pm Kelowna RCMP were called to an apartment building at 1441 Sutherland Avenue where a witness observed a male entering into the building holding a shotgun.
Kelowna RCMP and members of the Emergency Response Team immediately attended the location and contained the area for the public’s safety. Officers were then directed to one of the units in the apartment building and a male and female were subsequently taken into custody.
“RCMP were investigating a weapons complaint which lead officers to one of the units inside the apartment building.” Stated Cst. Lesley Smith Kelowna RCMP “Two occupants located in the unit were safely taken into police custody. Officers located a shotgun at that location and their investigation is still ongoing pending the execution of a search warrant“.
The male and female residents remain in police custody and are facing possible charges pending the outcome of this investigation.