Man enters Penticton courthouse with shotgun

Court proceedings were quickly shut down Monday after sheriffs discovered a man who entered the courthouse with a shotgun in a tool kit.

Court proceedings were quickly shut down Monday after sheriffs discovered a man who entered the courthouse with a shotgun in a tool kit.

A man and a woman entered the courthouse around noon and the man was seen carrying a DeWalt toolkit.

The courthouse sheriffs called police to monitor the man. After noticing he was being watched by police, the man and the woman left and hid the tool case, which sheriffs quickly found.

Inside was a loaded shotgun with shells. The male was not located. The two were observed by court house surveillance equipment and are well known to police and sheriffs.

Police are currently investigating the incident.

 

 

Penticton Western News