RCMP locate suspected explosive device at scene of two-person shooting in Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — Police in Kelowna, B.C., have cordoned off an area surrounding a two-person shooting following the discovery of what is believed to be an undetonated explosive device.

RCMP Cpl Jocelyn Noseworthy says in a statement the Pandosy Street area will remain closed until the RCMP's Explosive Disposal Unit safely deals with the device.

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She says two male victims were taken to hospital Saturday evening following what is believed to be a targeted attack.

The RCMP say no arrests have been made, but witnesses report seeing a male leaving the area in a silver sports utility vehicle after the shooting.

Police say one of the shooting victims is a 37-year-old resident of West Kelowna who was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from hospital.

Police say the second victim is a 25-year-old from Surrey who remains in hospital suffering from life-threatening injuries.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 1, 2021.

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