Man arrested after shots fired in Enderby
The Vernon / North Okanagan Detachment of the RCMP is investigation a shots-fired complaint Tuesday in Enderby.
At around 6 p.m., a report came in that there were shot being fired at a residence on Kildonan Ave in Enderby.
The lone 47 year-old male Enderby resident attended another residence in town armed with a hunting rifle.
The male fired a single shot into a vehicle parked at the residence and was confronted by a female at that house.
A verbal exchange between the two parties ensued and a second shot was fired.
The female took refuge in her house and was not injured. The suspect immediately fled the scene in his pick up truck.
The RCMP initiated an immediate search of the community including the use of RCMP Air services Helicopter & Police Dog Services, road blocks were being set up in the surrounding communities.
Within a short period of time RCMP received information from the community as to the possible whereabouts of the suspect’s vehicle.
RCMP also received information that he was willing to surrender himself to police and walk out onto the Enderby — Mable Lake Road. Without incident the suspect was taken into custody on the Enderby — Mable Lake Road near Ashton Creek.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing with the assistance our Forensic Identification Unit and Police Dog Services.
The 47 year old Enderby male appeared in Salmon Arm Provincial Court Wednesday charged with attempted murder and various firearms related charges.
The entire event unfolded in approximately 1.5 hours.
RCMP is crediting their ability to quickly & successfully resolve this incident to the trust & cooperation from the community.