Shooting on the North Shore, police investigating

Kamloops City

2023-05-23 08:57 PDT

File # 2023-17869

A woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries connected to a shooting this weekend.

On Sunday, May 21, 2023, just after 6 p.m., Kamloops RCMP frontline officers and paramedics were called to the 800-block of Valhalla Drive for a report of a woman in her 30s suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital and is currently on life-support.

Multiple frontline officers and support units attended the area immediately in response. A police presence remains on Valhalla Drive while investigators canvass the neighbourhood for witnesses and security footage, and work 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 Sergeant Nestor Baird of the Serious Crime Unit, which has conduct of the investigation. Police have been in contact with the victim’s family and are requesting their privacy be respected.

To protect the integrity of the investigation, no further information will be released at this time.

Residents in the area are requested to please check their security and dash cameras to see if they captured anything that may be helpful to the investigation. Anyone who witnessed or has information is asked to please contact police by calling the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and referencing file 2023-17869.

Released by:

Cpl. Crystal Evelyn
Media Relations Officer
Kamloops RCMP
560 Battle Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6N4
Office: 250-828-3193
Fax: 250-828-3034

Email: crystal.evelyn@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: kamloops.rcmp.ca

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