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2 wounded, suspect arrested in shooting at Williams Lake, B.C. stampede | CBC News

Police in Williams Lake, B.C. arrested one suspect in a daylight shooting on the final day of the community’s annual stampede.

Two people were taken to hospital with injuries after the incident around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Williams Lake RCMP said in a statement. Williams Lake is about 550 km northeast of Vancouver.

The shooting took place on the Williams Lake Stampede grounds, on the 800 block of Mackenzie Avenue South. 

The force said investigators suspect the shooting was “targeted” and do not believe there is any further risk to members of the public.

“Preliminary information suggests that this incident was targeted,” the RCMP said in the statement.

The four-day stampede started on June 30. 


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