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UPDATE: RCMP wrap up operation after heavy presence closes streets in Kelowna

(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.

<who>Photo credit: Jenna Andrews

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."

<who> Photo credit: NowMedia

<who>Photo credit: Jenna Andrews

<who> Photo credit: NowMedia

<who> Photo credit: NowMedia

Another witness who lives nearby said she saw "this [female police officer] running through my yard with a gun out".

<who>Photo credit: Jenna Andrews

<who>Photo credit: Jenna Andrews

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.



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