49188
46240

Kelowna  

Police hunt gun scare suspect: Update

On Saturday January 19, at approximately 12:53 PM, Kelowna RCMP were called to a report of a male who had pointed what was believed to be a handgun at two people in an alley near the intersection of Richter Street and Wardlaw Avenue. 

"We knocked on our friends door and some guy came out from around a corner and said he was going to kill us," said Dean Schaffler.

"When he reached around the corner he pulled the trigger a bunch of times.  I guess it was empty. We left and called 911."

Both uniformed and plain-clothes officers attended the area, and after identifying the residence, the male suspect exited on his own and was arrested without incident.  A replica handgun was seized.

The male is currently in custody, with the investigation continuing, and he will appear Sunday morning before a Judicial Justice of the Peace, via phone, to face numerous charges.



More Kelowna News

48287
Recent Trending
46573


45192


48799
48463


47313
Okanagan Oldies

Kelowna SPCA Featured Pet

Skizzie
Skizzie Kelowna SPCA >


48710


48188


Castanet Proud Member of RTNDA Canada
44149