News Release

Kamloops RCMP File: 2020-29738
Date: September 4, 2020

On September 4, 2020 at 7:41 AM Kamloops RCMP responded to an unfolding incident in the east end of the Juniper subdivision. RCMP members are currently on scene in the vicinity of Qu’Appelle Blvd and Cheakamus Dr. This situation is best described as an armed and barricaded person who is not cooperative. To ensure the safety of all involved, RCMP have restricted vehicle and pedestrian traffic to the affected area and are evacuating some nearby homes. RCMP members are engaged in a negotiation and de-escalation process at this time and unfortunately we cannot predict how long this situation will take to resolve. Further information will be released as it becomes available. We request the public avoid this area until further notice.

S/Sgt Simon Pillay – RCMP Kamloops