CPR performed on a man involved in a shooting incident

A man involved in the Cache creek shooting died despite CPR. The Ashcroft RCMP attended an apparent shooting incident at a house in the 1000 block of Collins Road of Cache Creek after receiving a 911 call.

Upon the arrival of the police, they found a deceased adult male. The BC Emergency Health services stated that they responded to a call of a possible gunshot wound. A bystander assisted in performing CPR on one man, but no one was taken to a healthcare facility.

Based on the initial investigation by the RCMP, it indicated that an interaction occurred between 2 persons who knew each other. The investigators do not believe that the incident poses a direct threat to the general public.

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During similar circumstances, it is vital to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if a person is involved in emergencies.

The residents of Cache Creek were on the edge as reports circulated on social media that a possible suspect was fleeing through the town.

Importance of CPR

During similar circumstances, it is vital to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if a person is involved in emergencies. This is a life-saving technique that increases the chances of survival.

If you want to be prepared to help those in need, you can enroll in a first aid course to learn these life-saving skills.

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LEARN MORE

Learn how to help by enrolling in a course on CPR and AED and for more information, check out these sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

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