Update: Man injured in Cactus Club altercation succumbs to injuries

The male had became unconscious prior to the arrival of emergency crews, who rushed him to hospital where he remains in serious condition.

The 30-year-old Ontario man who was involved in an altercation at the Cactus club succumbed to his injuries Friday afternoon in hospital.

The victims name will not be released at this time.

The Kelowna RCMP will not be releasing any further information at this time.

The Kelowna RCMP is urging anyone, with any information at all regarding this incident, to come forward and contact the Kelowna RCMP tip line at 250-250-470-6236. Or if you would rather, remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

Update:

 

RCMP have released additional details, and are clarifying a previous report, regarding an altercation outside the Cactus Club restaurant on Banks Road in Kelowna Wednesday night.

The 30-year-old Ontario man injured in the incident remains in hospital in serious condition.

According to RCMP spokesman Const Jesse O’Donaghey, reports in the media that the two suspects  in the case are co-operating with the investigationis not accurate.

The RCMP is reiterating it is continuing to investigate what it calls “this serious incident.”

Police are also still seeking witnesses to the altercation. Investigators believe there are additional witnesses who were at the Cactus Club at the time of the incident and who have not yet come forward to talk to them.

The police are urging anyone with any information at all regarding this incident to contact the Kelowna RCMP tip line at 250-250-470-6236, or, if they would rather remain anonymous, by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and leave a tip by phone or online at www.crimestoppers.net. Anonymous tips can also be sent by text to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

 

Original story:

A man remains in serious condition in hospital following an altercation outside a restaurant late Wednesday night.

On Feb. 17at 8:58 pm, the Kelowna RCMP received a request to assist Emergency Health Services who were responding to a report of a man, in medical distress and laying on the sidewalk outside the Cactus Club restaurant located at 1575 Banks Road.

“Police officers arrived on scene within minutes. The male had became unconscious prior to the arrival of emergency crews, who rushed him to hospital where he remains in serious condition,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“The Kelowna RCMP are continuing their investigation and are actively following up on leads. Police are seeking witnesses to this altercation, and investigators suspect that there may be additional witnesses, who were at the Cactus Club restaurant at the time of the incident, who have not yet spoken with police.”

Police are asking that anyone with any information regarding this incident to come forward and contact the Kelowna RCMP tip line at 250-250-470-6236. Remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

 

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