Chase RCMP investigate the fatal shooting of John Vance

The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here

Chase RCMP responded to the report of a shooting in the 4100-block of Squilax-Anglemont Road in Scotch Creek on June 25th at approximately 5:45pm.

Police located John Vance, 32, who had been shot and who subsequently died of his wounds.

John Vance

A second adult man, was taken into police custody by front line officers, and has since been released unconditionally.  RCMP said “The RCMP is publicly naming John in an effort to advance its ongoing investigation into his homicide death, states S/Sgt. Scott Aschenbrenner of the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit. Major crime investigators are asking anyone who may have seen or interacted with John during the early morning hours of Friday June 25, 2021 to come forward and speak with police.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the RCMP Southeast District Major Crime Unit information line at 1-877-987-8477.