RCMP searching for suspect after shooting in Oliver

The RCMP are searching for a suspect, after a man came into into an Oliver hospital with a gunshot wound.

According to an RCMP press release, the shooting victim had come into the hospital around 7 pm with a non-life threatening gunshot injury. 

Police determined it happened in the Station Street area of Oliver, and the victim and shooting suspect were known to each other.

Police then went to a residence on Tulameen street to locate the suspect, containing the property and evacuating residences in the area. It was believed the suspect was armed, and additional police were called in from the South East Emergency Response Team. 

Despite the search, however, the suspect was not found. 

The investigation is on-going. 

Anyone with information can contact the Oliver RCMP at 250-498-3422 or via Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.