June 17, 2017 5:51 pm
Updated: June 17, 2017 5:55 pm

Suspect arrested in connection to double homicide near Powell River

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A young man is in custody after a shooting in the village of Lund, BC left two people dead and another in hospital Saturday morning.

Powell River RCMP responded to a call at a residence in the 1500-block of Scotch Place at around 5:15 a.m. Two people were found dead at the scene. A third, male victim was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. He has been treated and released.

The suspect, a 19-year-old male, remains in custody.

Police have released no other information but did say the incident doesn’t appear to be random. The¬†Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit has been called in to assist RCMP in the investigation.

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