Gordon Parmenter fatally shot during a church service in Salmon Arm BC

Salmon Arm RCMP responded to a fatal shooting involving two men at the Church of Christ on 5th Avenue and 5th Street SW on April 14th. Police said the church was hosting an event when a man entered and shot two of the parishioners.

Police arrived to find 2 men suffering from gunshot wounds. 78-year-old Gordon Parmenter died from his injuries, the other victim is expected to survive.

25-year-old Matrix Savage Gathergood, has been arrested and charged with First Degree murder, Aggravated assault, and Disguise with intent to commit an indictable offense.

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