Heavy police presence on Leon Avenue in Kelowna. Michael Rodriguez, Capital News.

Police swarm Leon Avenue with guns drawn

A heavy RCMP presence was reported in the 900 block of Leon on Thursday afternoon

RCMP entered an apartment building downtown Kelowna with guns drawn, Thursday afternoon.

The incident unfolded about 2 p.m. in the 900-block of Leon Avenue.

The street was blocked by several police cruisers as heavily armed officers swarmed the area.

According to a witness, police were called to check on the well being of someone who may have had a weapon.

The witness added residents were told to stay indoors while police checked on the person.

By 2:30 p.m. police were seen leaving Leon Ave.

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