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One person dead after daytime shooting in Penticton

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One person dead after daytime shooting in Penticton – Apr 26, 2017

One man has died in a shooting in Penticton this morning.

Penticton RCMP were called at 10:30 a.m. to the scene at an apartment complex on Comox Street and Creston Avenue.

Police say the man was dead by the time they arrived.

“It was a loud bang and there was a scream,” witness Christian Klausen said. “The man was unarmed. I didn’t see any gun on him or anything like that.”

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Klausen said the victim knocked on an apartment door and someone inside the residence shot the man right after the door opened.

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“He was shot and he screamed and he walked down the stairs,” Klausen said.

RCMP confirm a man is in custody in connection with the shooting.

The major crimes unit and a forensics team are on scene investigating.

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Police said this is believed to be an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

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