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School lockdown in Kamloops due to man with gun

Police officers were able to arrest the man without incident
(File photo)

A man with a gun was arrested after being convinced to surrender near a school in Kamloops.

RCMP responded to a weapons call on the 500-block of Tod Mountain Road at approximately 2:10p.m. on Dec. 12.

A nearby school was placed on a brief hold and secure after it was confirmed that the man had a firearm.

Police officers were able to arrest the man without incident.

The man was then released with a scheduled court date related to firearms offences.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Kamloops RCMP Detachment at 250-828-3000 and reference file 2022-44065.

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Jacqueline Gelineau

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I'm a reporter in the beginning stages of my career. I joined the team at Capital News in November 2021...
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