Kelowna RCMP is investigating a murder outside a downtown nightclub.
Around 11 p.m. Friday, officers observed an altercation between several people outside a nightclub on the 200 block of Lawrence Avenue.
A male victim was found injured on the ground. The man was taken to Kelowna General Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
According to the police, a man was seen fleeing the area on foot.
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The homicide investigation has been turned over to the Kelowna Serious Crime Unit and is assisted by the Forensic Identification Section, Assault/Robbery Unit, General Investigation Support Team and the BC Coroner Service.
No one has been charged or arrested so far, and investigators continue to search the area for evidence.
At this stage of the investigation, police do not believe the victim and suspect did not know each other prior to the incident.
“We have identified a number of individuals in the area who were witnesses to the altercation,” said Insp. Beth McAndie, Kelowna Division investigative service officer.
“We encourage these witnesses to contact our investigators via our Tip Line 250-470-6236.”
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