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Mayor Sharon Shepherd on Kelowna gang violence

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Police scour an SUV for clues in Kelowna. (Chris Stanford/Canadian Press)

The dramatic gang shooting in Kelowna on Sunday has put the spotlight on police efforts to crack down on organized crime. Kelowna is home to a special anti-gang task force that operates in the Okanagan and the Kootenays. It is funded with money from both the provincial and federal governments and money that was about to run out. Yesterday, Sharon Shepherd got a call from the office of Solicitor General Shirley Bond. Daybreak's Chris Walker spoke to the mayor this morning.

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