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Kamloops police seek drive-by BB gun shooter

A person was hit with a ball bearing while walking in Brocklehurst on Feb. 6

Kamloops Mounties are asking for the public’s help in finding a drive-by-shooter who fired a BB gun at a pedestrian in Brocklehurst.

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said the reported assault took place in the area of Windbreak Street and Parkcrest Avenue on Monday, Feb. 6, at about 9:15 p.m.

Evelyn said the suspect vehicle is a dark, four-door model with blue headlights and a loud exhaust system. The vehicle was last seen travelling toward Tranquille Road.

The victim’s aunt posted about the incident on social media, noting her nephew was shot at six times, with one ball bearing hitting him in the chest. Thankfully, she said, he was not seriously injured.

The aunt said the vehicle may be blue in colour and had two white males inside.

Anybody with information is asked to call  Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-4411.