Shots fired at a Cherryville residence

One person was injured during the incident and was taken to hospital for treatment.

One person was sent to hospital after gunshots were heard at a Cherryville property.

Members of the Lumby RCMP detachment converged on a home off of Highway 6 between 6 and 7 p.m. after reports of shots fired were received.

“They are trying to determine what they are dealing with,” said Gord Molendyk, RCMP spokesperson, of the investigation.

“They want to find out exactly what happened and that could take some time.”

One person was injured during the incident and  was taken to hospital for treatment.

“They were not life-threatening injuries and we won’t release more information at this time because of the ongoing investigation,” said Molendyk.

Several people were on scene when police officers arrived, and while they were interviewed by the RCMP, the relationship between the individuals has not been determined yet.

Molendyk doesn’t believe the Cherryville property was previously known to the RCMP, and few details are being provided about the phone call that led officers to the scene.

“I am not sure if the report came from the house itself, a passerby or people nearby,” he said.