Fired early Monday morning atPentictonnear Wade Avenue East and Van Horn Street.
The Pentikton RCMP responded to reports of pedestrian firing at 2 am.
"When frontline police officers arrive at the place, they are a social event when a group of friends approach an unknown man," Const said. James Grundy said in a press release.
"An unknown man picked out one of the men and began to assault him. One of the other members of the group intervened to protect his friends. They intervened the man. While dodging, another unknown man approached from a distance, presented a pistol, and fired some indiscriminate shots. "
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A group of men from outside the town was able to escape unharmed.
According to the Pentikton RCMP, this seems to be a non-targeted alternation of unknown motive.
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RCMP investigates and searches witnesses, and collects video surveillance. They also released a description of the suspect in the hope of identifying the suspect. The first suspect is shortly described as "wearing a dark hooded sweater with a hood on his face." The second suspect is reported to be "tall, in stock, and wearing a white T-shirt."
If you have information about the incident, please contact Penticton RCMP (250-492-4300) or call the Crime Stopper (1-800-222-8477) to remain anonymous.
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