A woman is fighting for her life in hospital and a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an incident in Sicamous on Tuesday morning.
Sicamous RCMP Sgt. Murray McNeil said police responded to an incident at an apartment building on Riverside Avenue at around 6 a.m. A woman was taken to Shuswap General Hospital in Salmon Arm. where she received emergency medical care for life-threatening injuries.
Sicamous Mounties arrested a 26-year-old man. He remains in their custody and the investigation into the incident is ongoing.
McNeil said the victim is known to the suspect, noting he has no concerns for the safety of the general public as a result of the incident.