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Barona Beach Resort in West Kelowna taped off after men shot

Double shooting at resort

Cindy White

UPDATE 8:00 p.m.

The West Kelowna RCMP confirms two men were shot at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday evening.

Both men are being treated for serious injuries at Kelowna General Hospital.

RCMP were called to the scene in the 4000 block of Pritchard Drive to reports of shots fired in the parking lot of the resort.

While the investigation is in the early stages, police say there is no indication this was a random incident.

Anyone with information or possible dash camera footage that could aid the investigation is being asked to call the West Kelowna RCMP at (250) 768-2880 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net

Officers remain on the scene and the investigation continues.


ORIGINAL 7:10 p.m.

There's a large police presence at Barona Beach Lakeview Resort following what is believed to be a shooting.

Residents returning to the resort on Pritchard Drive in West Kelowna are being escorted to their homes by RCMP members.

The resort itself is behind police tape.

A resident in the area tweeted hearing three bangs before police arrived in force.

Officers at the scene are not commenting on the reason for their presence.

While RCMP investigate at Barona Beach, people at KGH are reporting a large police presence.

The hospital is reported to be on lockdown.

We will have more information when it becomes available.

Castanet has reached out to RCMP for more information.



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