Mental-health call in Kamloops closes street and ends peacefully

Kamloops Mounties closed Springview Place in Sahali for part of Monday morning as they dealt with a mental-health incident that ended peacefully.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said police were called at 10 a.m. to investigate a report that a person in distress may have had a firearm in a residence in the 1700-block of Springview Place.

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By 10:40 a.m., officers managed to convince the person to come out and access medical help.

“Kamloops RCMP would like to thank all citizens for their patience while Springview Place was closed for a short time,” Shelkie said.

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