UPDATE: Kamloops RCMP investigate two homicides at separate hotels

Two men in two separate areas of Kamloops have died from gunshot wounds

UPDATE: 12:51 p.m.

The two men shot this morning in Kamloops have died.

RCMP are now investigating the two reported shooting incidents as homicides.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says the two men, who were both found outside of separate hotels in Kamloops, succumbed to their injuries.

“Currently we have numerous police resources, both uniform and plain clothes officers investigating both incidents. Given that both shootings happened within two hours of each other and in public places, we are asking the public to remain vigilant and mindful of any suspicious activity they may see in the community and report it to police,” stated Shelkie.

The investigations are in their infancy and no further details are available at this time.

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RCMP are investigating after two men were shot and discovered in two different locations in Kamloops.

Police arrived at the Super 8 Hotel in Valleyview about 6:50 a.m., Wednesday, for reports of a man lying on the ground.

The man was transported to hospital with what appeared to be a gun shot wound.

Then about two hours later police were called to the Comfort Inn and Suites on Rogers Way for another man who appeared to have been shot. He was also transported to hospital.

READ MORE: Police discover no shots fired in Kamloops

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says the situation is very dynamic at this time.

“It is unknown if these two incidents are related,” she stated in a release. “No suspects have been identified and no arrests have been made.” Some roads are closed near these crime scenes.

READ MORE: Kamloops police deal with sixth suspected bomb threat in two years


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