Shooting suspect arrested

A man wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant for attempted murder after a shooting incident in Oliver was arrested over the weekend.

A warrant for 45 year old Afshin Maleki Ighani had been issued on Friday, and on Saturday evening, the RCMP released a statement confirming he had been taken into custody in Princeton.

On Wednesday evening, a man had taken himself into the hospital in Oliver with a non-life threatening gun-shot wound.. 

A heavy police presence then ensued as police searched for the shooting suspect at a residence on Tulameen street, but the search turned up empty. 

The RCMP are expected to release more information.