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Woman on life support after shooting in Kamloops

The shooting occurred on May 21 in a townhouse on Valhalla Drive in Brocklehurst

A woman is fighting for her life in hospital after being shot on the weekend.

Kamloops Mounties and BC Ambulance paramedics were called to a townhouse unit at 800 Valhalla Dr. in Brocklehurst at just after 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 21.

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn said a woman in her 30s had been shot and was last reported to be on life support in hospital.

A police presence remains on Valhalla Drive while investigators canvass the neighbourhood for witnesses and security footage. Police are also working to execute a search warrant on a residence. 

“At this time, the incident is believed to be isolated and the parties involved, known to each other,” said Sgt. Nestor Baird of the serious crime unit. “Police have been in contact with the victim’s family and are requesting their privacy be respected.”

Kamloops RCMP spokesperson Crystal Evelyn told KTW police will issue an update if someone is charged, but did not say whether any arrests have been made or suspects identified, saying that to protect the integrity of the investigation, no further information is being released at this time.

Police are asking residents in the area to check their security and dash cameras to see if they captured anything that might help investigators. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2023-17869.