Vernon RCMP believe a break and enter and fatal shooting are connected.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP received a report of a break and enter in progress on February 8th at approximately 1am in the 9800 block of Park Lane . It was reported that shots were fired, but the homeowner received non-lifethreatening injuries.

30 minutes later, police received a call reporting a shooting at the 4800 block of 27th Street in Vernon. Police arrived to find a man suffering from a gunshotwound in the parking lot of Village Green Hotel. The victim died of his injuries and police have one man in custody.

No other information is available at this time