Shooting in Vernon Leaves One Man Injured

On May 1st, 2018, shortly after 2:00 am, RCMP responded to a report that a male had been shot and injured in the 3900 block of 33rd, Street Vernon. The victim, a 21 year old Vernon male, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported by BC Ambulance Service to the nearest medical facility.

The investigation is in its early stages says Cst. Kelly Brett. However, preliminary information suggests that this was not a random act. Police do not believe that public safety is at risk. The investigation is on-going and no further information is being released at this time.

RCMP are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area of 3900 block of 33rd street, or may have any information, are asked to call Vernon RCMP GIS at 250-545-7171. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leaving a tip online at www.nokscrimestoppers.com.