April 15 2019
Fatal Shooting in B.C. Church: One Dead, One Hospitalized
A 25-year-old man is in custody following a shooting at a church event in Salmon Arm, B.C. that left one…
A 25-year-old man is in custody following a shooting at a church event in Salmon Arm, B.C. that left one dead and sent another to hospital on Sunday morning.
Salmon Arm RCMP say the shooting happened during an event at the Church of Christ in the community about 100 kilometers north of Kelowna.
They say a man entered the church at about 10:30 a.m. and allegedly shot two parishioners.
Police say several parishioners wrestled the alleged shooter to the ground, and officers seized a rifle.
They say one person died at the scene, while the other was taken to hospital in stable condition.
Police say charges against the suspect are pending, and there’s no reason to believe there’s a risk to public safety.
Police are not releasing the identity of the shooter. (Read More)