West Kelowna shooting results in charges

Evan Anthony Swite, 28, arrested and faces charges of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon while prohibited.

  • Jul. 6, 2016 3:00 p.m.

With the 31-year-old female shooting victim still in hospital with serious injuries, RCMP have arrested a 28-year-old West Kelowna resident on charges of aggravated assault and prohibited possession of a weapon related to the incident.

Evan Anthony Swite was arrested today by West Kelowna RCMP and charged before a Judicial Justice of the Peace. Swite has been remanded in custody pending his first court appearance on July 18.

The charges relate to an incident that occurred at 11:16 p.m. on Monday, July 4, when police responded to a report of a shot fired inside a home in the 700-block of Spland Road.

Police say they found a woman at the house who was conscious at the time but  appeared to be suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The woman was rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries and currently is listed as in serious but stable condition.

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