Coldstream youth arrested

17-year-old arrested last night in the Vernon area in connection to Feb. 15 shooting in Rutland

  • Feb. 22, 2016 10:00 a.m.

An arrest has been made, and criminal charges are being recommended in relation to the brazen daylight shooting committed in Rutland on Feb. 15.

The Kelowna RCMP General Investigative Section (GIS) had identified a suspect in connection to the Feb. 15 shooting. The suspect, a 17-year-old youth of Coldstream, was arrested last night in the Vernon area.

Police will be recommending several firearms related offences, as well as offences related to various alleged breaches of Court order conditions of release. The youth suspect remains in police custody. He is expected to appear in Court tomorrow.