RCMP officers have secured the site and are investigating a fatal shooting Friday morning in the Village Green Hotel parking lot. Photo by Cory Bialecki

Vernon fatal shooting investigation enters day five

Crown counsel and police have not confirmed any pending charges against the suspect

Police and Crown counsel won’t confirm any pending charges for a man in custody for a fatal Vernon shooting.

According to RCMP Const. Kelly Brett, no new details concerning the case will be made available as the investigation, now in its fifth day, continues.

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP said Friday that they are investigating multiple scenes from what they believe to be a break and enter that turned violent.

Related: Police tight-lipped on fatal Vernon shooting

Related: Man in custody after fatal shooting in Vernon

Police were called to a break and enter in progress at a home in the 9800-block of Park Lane, Lavington at about 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8. In a news release Friday morning, police said there were possible shots fired and one occupant of the home suffered non-life threatening injuries.

About half an hour later, the RCMP was called to an adress in the 4800-block of 27th Street where one man sustained what appeared to be a gunshot wound. He later died as a result of his injuries.

Brett said they believed the incidents may be related.


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