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Shooting in downtown Kamloops sends man to hospital

The incident took place in the 800-block of Battle Street in the wee hours of March 24

A shooting in downtown Kamloops in the wee hours of Friday morning (March 24) left a man with serious injuries and has Mounties searching for the attackers.

At 2:28 a.m., police said, police received multiple reports of gunshots in the 800-block of Battle Street. Upon arrival, investigators discovered an insecure residence, along with signs that at least one firearm had been discharged. One man was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, but nobody else was found with injuries.

“While the investigation is in its infancy, some of the persons involved are known to police and early indications suggest that this is an isolated incident,” Staff Sgt. Troy Durand said.

Anyone with any information who has yet to speak with police is asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.