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Police standoff ends

Video: Carmen Weld, Trevor Rockliffe

UPDATE 9:45 PM:

The police standoff is over.

Sgt. Mona Kauffeld told Castanet News a dozen armed ERT members did breach the home, but left without incident.

She says everything ended peacefully and there were no injuries. 

Neighbouring residents are now allowed to return to their homes.


UPDATE 9:30 PM:

A police officer on the scene says the emergency response team is set to breach the home.

SWAT vehicles have left the command post at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery.


A police incident in West Kelowna has both Stevenson Rd. and Teal Rd. evacuated.

Neighbours have been told a person is in a home with a possible gun and that RCMP are negotiating with that individual.

Anders Rd. is also blocked off at Boucherie Rd. and there are numerous police cars in the area.

A command post has been set up at Volcanic Hills Estate Winery.

Police say they have unconfirmed reports of a man barricaded in his home with a gun. An RCMP armoured tactical response vehicle has also arrived at the scene.

If you are in the area and have pictures or video send them to [email protected]

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