News

Teenage boy killed by gunshot in Jaffray

A 17-year-old has died after being shot last night at a house in Jaffray.

The RCMP reported they were called to a house at around 7 p.m. last night.

A group of young people had been inside the house and one of them had gained access to a firearm, which was discharged, striking the teenage boy who was killed.

First responders from the Jaffray Fire Department and B.C. Ambulance personnel responded but were unable to save the teenager.

His name has not been released yet.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

ICBC frauds include fires, faked thefts
 
Green MLA Weaver to seek leadership
 
Wolf kill last hope for BC caribou herds
Community response staggering
 
Iraq coalition tensions emerge in Islamic State fight
 
REEL REVIEWS: Cumberbatch provides the real thing
New website exposes visitors to Penticton nude beach
 
Police actively searching for break and enter, car theft suspect
 
Credit union endows Salvation Army with multi-year contribution

Community Events, January 2015

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Jan 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.