RCMP investigating Oliver-area homicide

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit has been called in to investigate a shooting which claimed the life of an Oliver man last week.

Oliver/Osoyoos RCMP received a report around 10 p.m. July 17 that a man had been shot outside his residence on Wilson Mountain Road in Oliver.

After responding, RCMP located the victim and provided immediate medical assistance. The 54-year-old victim was transported to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit has been called in to investigate with the assistance of the South Okanagan and Similkameen Regional General Investigative Section.

Early indications are that the parties involved are known to each other.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact the Southeast District Major Crime Unit at 250-469-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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