TWO people are in hospital with unknown injuries after a multi-vehicle pileup near Selkirk Saturday morning.
RCMP Sgt. Rob Lockhart said Selkirk RCMP and local emergency services were dispatched to the scene of a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 9 and Hall Road just after 11 a.m.
"Initial investigation suggests that a Chevy Cruze and Chevrolet pickup truck were southbound on Highway 9; the Chevy Cruze had stopped to turn east onto Hall Road when it was rear-ended by the pickup truck, pushing the Chevy Cruze into the northbound lane. A northbound Dodge pickup truck then collided with the Chevy Cruze," Lockhart said.
The lone woman driving the Chevy Cruze and the lone man driving the Dodge pickup truck were transported to hospital with unknown injuries. The lone man driving the Chevrolet pickup truck was not injured.
Police continue to investigate.
No injuries after gunshots
NO one was injured when shots were fired downtown shortly after midnight Saturday, police said.
Const. Jason Michalyshen said police "were dispatched to the area of Gertie Street and McDermot Avenue in regard to shots fired" around 12:45 a.m.
"Upon attending, the investigation revealed that a group of individuals were present, one of whom fired a gun into the ground several times," Michalyshen said. "Evidence was seized at the scene and no suspects have been identified."
The investigation continues.
Surprise grow-up bust
POLICE unexpectedly busted a suspected grow-op when they went to an unrelated call Friday evening in the 300 block of Woodbine Avenue.
Police were dispatched about 7:30 p.m., said Const. Jason Michalyshen.
"Upon entering the residence, a marijuana grow operation was discovered. A search warrant was obtained and as a result, numerous marijuana live plants, dry marijuana, and grow-operation equipment was seized," Michalyshen said.
Two women and a man are facing charges of production of marijuana and possession for the purpose of trafficking.