A 62-year-old Oliver man is facing firearms charges while an injured 43-year-old man is also facing charges for mischief and dangerous driving stemming from a June 15 incident at a residence in Oliver. (Black Press file photo)

Oliver man injured in town’s second shooting in three days

62-year-old facing firearms charges, 43-year-old man suffers non-life-threatening injuries

The Town of Oliver has experienced its second shooting in a span of three days.

At around 5:50 p.m. on June 15, police responded to a report of a “disturbance” in a house along the 5500 block of Yarrow Street in Oliver.

When officers arrived, there were two men in the house. One had been shot. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooting comes after a June 13 fatal shooting in the 6000 block of Sandpoint Drive in Oliver.

READ MORE: RCMP investigate fatal shooting in Oliver

The resident, a 62-year-old man, is now facing firearms charges. The injured 43-year-old man is also facing charges, for mischief and dangerous driving.

Both men have been released from custody and will appear in court on Sept. 16.

Investigators say the most recent shooting does not appear to be related to the June 13 fatal shooting.

Police are asking to speak to any witnesses or anyone who may have information that lead to the incident.

Call the Oliver RCMP at 250-498-3422 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 to speak to an investigator.

READ MORE: One in hospital following motor home fire near Oliver


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