(Update @ 7:46 p.m.): The incident near Pandosy Street and Cadder Avenue appears to have now ended.
KelownaNow will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.
(Original story @ 7:24 p.m.): There is a heavy police presence in South Central Kelowna tonight.
One witness said he saw “10 police cars” and lots of officers “carrying big guns” near Pandosy Street and Cadder Avenue, which were blocked by police
He added: "They all had automatic weapons and shotguns. They've got the whole place locked off."
Police action currently happening on Pandosy and Cadder Reader reports heavy police presence with guns visible. Please avoid that area to be safe. KelownaNow will update with more info as it becomes available. Send news tips videos and pics to firstname.lastname@example.org or tag #kelownanow
Another witness who lives nearby said she saw "this [female police officer] running through my yard with a gun out".
An officer told KelownaNow the reason for the police presence would be explained at a later point.
KelownaNow has contacted the RCMP for more information.