1:30 p.m. update: Three men have now been charged in the death of Jonathon Bacon. They have also been charged for attempted murder for wounding four others during the shootout on Aug. 14, 2011 in front of the Grand Hotel in Kelowna.
Those charged are:
- Jujhur Khun-Khun, 25 of Surrey
- Michael Kerry Hunter Jones, 25 of Gibsons
- Jason Thomas McBride, 37 of North Vancouver, but recently living in Toronto
Full story and video to follow.
10:45 p.m. update Castanet will be broadcasting the police press conference live today starting at 1 p.m. in our main viewer on our front page.
7:45 a.m.: A special media conference has been called in Vancouver to announce a significant development in a gang murder investigation.
It is believed the news, to be released by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit will have something to do with the murder of Jonathon Bacon, who was gunned down in Kelowna in August 2011.
There have been unconfirmed reports that a number of arrests were made over the weekend with ties to Sukh Dhak, a gangster who was gunned down at a Burnaby hotel in November 2012.
The press conference is set for 1 p.m. Pacific Time.