Bail hearing delayed for man accused of Penticton shooting

Harley Maxwell McBride, 34, is facing a total of 15 charges relating to an alleged shooting incident in Penticton on Jan. 9.

The man accused of a Penticton shooting is still seeking counsel as his bail hearing was delayed Monday (Jan. 16).

Harley Maxwell McBride, 34, is facing a long list of 15 charges including pointing a firearm, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, intentionally discharging a firearm, possession of a firearm contrary to an order and three counts of assault with a weapon.

His bail hearing in Penticton Provincial Court on Jan. 16 was adjourned as McBride has yet to secure legal counsel. McBride returns to court on Jan. 18.

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Police said that on Jan. 9 at 1:20 a.m. RCMP investigated a report of a shooting at a residence on the 600 block of Martin Street. An investigation revealed two males allegedly entered an apartment where they confronted another male. RCMP said the male was assaulted and a shot was fired inside the residence, but did not injure anyone inside.

Police followed up on a report of a gunshot heard at 4:30 a.m. the same night in the 500 block of Eckhardt Avenue West. Police believe an altercation occurred between those involved with the earlier incident on Martin Street.

Police said a 24-year-old man was being treated for non-life threatening wounds from a gunshot and all individuals were known to each other.


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