VANCOUVER, British Columbia — (Nov. 28, 2012) — Man who shot shots near Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia arrested and surrendered
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified the location where the suspect was found. According to RCMP, the shooting occurred on a property in Selkirk, B.C. The police incident is separate from a separate suicide that police are investigating and it is unknown if those two things are related. This story has been updated accordingly.
The man in custody after shooting at Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers in southwestern British Columbia has turned himself in, a senior RCMP officer said Sunday.
An RCMP spokesman said the suspected shooter was found at a Kelowna, B.C., residence with a rifle and magazines Sunday afternoon.
RCMP said several officers were involved in Saturday’s shooting in Selkirk, B.C., the site of a separate incident in which the officer who responded to that shooting fatally shot a suicidal man.
RCMP spokesman Marc LaFrance told the Wall Street Journal a woman on the property was found dead by police.
The newspaper reported that Alberta RCMP went to the home on a warrant but weren’t aware of the shooting incident in Selkirk, around 150 miles south of the Alberta border.
Mike Curran, a spokesman for RCMP in Alberta, said the shooting occurred in the area where the Mounties had established a perimeter.