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Tactical police seize firearms, arrest 4 in West Kelowna

4 arrested, firearms seized

UPDATE: 2:30 p.m.

Police say multiple firearms were seized and four people were arrested Wednesday afternoon.

Kelowna RCMP Cpl. Tammy Lobb says the incident took place at a home in the 3600-block of Elliot Road in West Kelowna.

"The Southeast District Emergency Response Team, West Kelowna Community Safety Unit and frontline officers assisted. Four people were arrested without incident and multiple firearms were seized," Lobb said.

More information will be released as it becomes available.


UPDATE 12:30 p.m.

Police have now cleared the area. Castanet has requested more information from RCMP.


ORIGINAL 12:05 p.m.

A West Kelowna resident says officers have guns drawn on Gossett Road.

The resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, says rifles are drawn on the home and the RCMP tactical team is on scene. A drone is also reportedly flying above the home.

Residents in the area have been told to stay in their homes.

Castanet has a reporter headed to the scene and will have more details shortly.



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