False shots fired claim leads to brief closure of highway in Kamloops

The highway was closed briefly at Oriole Road, near the Lamplighter Hotel

East Trans Canada Highway in Kamloops was closed in both directions for a brief time on Tuesday afternoon while Kamloops RCMP dealt with a call about shots being fired near the Lamplighter Motel.

The highway was closed at Oriole Road.

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"After a thorough investigation, the claim was found to be false," Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said.

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