Slocan Lake

Slocan Lake

Shots fired on Slocan Lake

Three Saskatchewan men have been fined after a gun was fired on Slocan Lake this month.

Three Saskatchewan men have been fined after a gun was fired on Slocan Lake this month.

According to witnesses, a trio in a power boat were firing into the water and shore area, close to people.

RCMP, with help from New Denver Search and Rescue, found the boat and three men camping in Valhalla Provincial Park.

Police seized a 12 gauge shotgun, a .22 calibre rifle and large amount of ammunition. The man who owned the guns had a valid license.

The men co-operated with police.

The guns were ordered destroyed and the men were fined under the BC Parks Act for possession of a rifle in a provincial park and causing a disturbance.

The case is also being forwarded to the local firearms officer.

Police say the matter is still under investigation and anyone with further information is asked to contact the Slocan Lake detachment.