Saturday August 23, 2014

subscription options


Print Edition»

  • Includes free
    digital edition
  • Digital Edition»

  • Print format with
    enhanced features!
  • QUESTION OF THE WEEK

    • What do you consider to be the 2013 Story of the Year?
    • B.C. election
    • 36%
    • TRU law school
    • 4%
    • Proposed Ajax mine
    • 43%
    • Jack Shippobotham death
    • 3%
    • Starving horses seized
    • 11%
    • Red Lake cold case
    • 3%
    • Total Votes: 1070





    Man faces attempted murder charge after shooting on Vancouver Island

    QUALICUM BEACH, B.C. - The Mounties are recommending charges of attempted murder after a shooting on Vancouver Island after someone shot at a house from outside.

    A news release says police responded to a report of gunshots early Saturday morning at a house in Qualicum Beach, about 60 kilometres northwest of Nanaimo.

    A 22-year-old man was hit in the leg with a bullet and is expected to recover, while a 44-year-old woman also inside the home wasn't hurt.

    About 90 minutes later, police pulled over a vehicle on a local highway and arrested a man without incident.

    RCMP say they've recommended two counts of attempted murder, and the man will remain in custody at least until his next court appearance on Tuesday.

    Police say they believe a suspect went to the house of his ex-girlfriend and shot at the home with a high-powered rifle before leaving in a pickup truck.


    Comments


    NOTE: To post a comment in the new commenting system you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, OpenID. You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

    The Kamloops Daily News welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

    blog comments powered by Disqus



    Sitemap / RSS   Glacier Community Media: www.glaciermedia.ca    © Copyright 2014 Glacier Community Media | User Agreement & Privacy Policy

    LOG IN



    Lost your password?