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Kamloops police release images of suspects in shooting

Nobody was injured in the Sept. 16 shooting at an Aberdeen motel

Police in Kamloops have released images of two suspects in a shooting at an Aberdeen motel this past weekend.

On Saturday Sept. 16, at about 2:35 a.m., Kamloops Mounties responded to a report of shots fired at a unit in a motel in the 1300-block of Hugh Allan Drive. Multiple officers attended and confirmed gunshots had been fired, but that no one present was injured. The suspect truck, a black Dodge Ram, was found on fire at about 2:50 a.m. in the 2000-block of Tremerton Drive in Aberdeen. It was reported to have been stolen from a residence on Balfour Drive in Aberdeen at about 2:30 a.m.

“As part of the ongoing investigation, officers have collected security images of two suspects and are releasing them with the hopes that someone will recognize who they are,” Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said. “We are asking the public to please have a look at what the suspects are wearing, including their footwear, and contact us with any information that may help lead to an identification.”  

The suspects are described as males; one dressed in a black jacket, dark pants and white shoes with orange on the back; the other in a dark jacket, blue jeans and black shoes with orange on the bottom.

Those with information are asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-33666.