Two men in custody after a hand gun was brandished outside of Merritt Secondary School
2022-06-20 16:25 PDT
File # 2022-2639
Two men are in custody after a hand gun was brandished outside of Merritt Secondary School.
On June 20, 2022, at 3:08pm Merritt RCMP Front Line Officers attended Merritt Secondary School for a report that a man had brandished a hand gun outside of Merritt Secondary School. The school immediately went into lockdown. Officers were able to quickly locate and arrest two suspects outside of the school.
"We recognize how terrifying an incident like this is for all involved, including parents" says Sgt. Josh Roda. "Please be assured we put our children's lives above all else and will do everything we can to keep them safe."
Both suspects are currently being held in custody pending further investigation.
If anyone has any information about this incident and has not spoken to police, please contact the Merritt RCMP at 250-378-4262.
Sgt Josh RodaMedia Relations Officer
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