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Cyclist shot near Lytton

A Burnaby man was shot while participating in the Cache Creek 600 cycling event early Sunday morning.

Around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, Lytton RCMP responded to a report of a cyclist who had been shot on Highway 1, south of Spences Bridge.

The 59-year-old man suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital and is in stable condition.

The incident does not appear to be targeted.

The initial investigation suggests that the unknown suspect fled the scene in a pickup truck. No description of the driver or the truck is available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing, RCMP are looking to speak with anyone who has information. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Lytton RCMP at 250-455-2225 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

If you have pictures or video of the cycling event or the incident in question, please send them to [email protected]

 

 

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