Woman shot in West Kelowna home

"The 31-year-old woman was rushed to hospital in serious condition suffering from potentially life threatening injuries."

  • Jul. 5, 2016 6:00 a.m.

RCMP are currently securing a scene in West Kelowna following an overnight shooting inside a home.

The West Kelowna RCMP responded  July 4  at 11:16 p.m., to a report of a shot fired inside a home in the 700 block of Spland Road.

“Police attended the scene and discovered a woman, who was conscious at the time and appeared to be suffering from a single gunshot wound,” said Const. Jesse O’Donaghey, in a press release.

“The 31-year-old woman was rushed to hospital in serious condition suffering from potentially life threatening injuries.”

A 28-year-old West Kelowna man had been taken into police custody at the scene. He remains in custody at this time.

The West Kelowna RCMP General Investigations Section (GIS) has assumed control of the ongoing investigation. RCMP have secured the scene awaiting a warrant to search the property. RCMP can confirm that this was an isolated incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cpl. Lisa Cullen of the West Kelowna RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) at 250-768-2880. 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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