Police say 19-year-old man from Powell River faces 2 counts of murder and 1 count of attempted murder
Jason Foulds, 19, has been formally charged in relation to what police say is a double homicide in Lund, B.C.
Foulds, from Powell River, faces two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Lund is about a 30-minute drive north of Powell River on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.
Police say the residence where two people were discovered dead is in the 1500 block of Scotch Place in Lund, B.C. (Jon Hernandez/CBC)
Around 5:15 a.m. PT Saturday, police say officers responded to a report from a residence in the 1500 block of Scotch Place that a person had been shot.
Once there, police discovered two deceased people and an injured male.
He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and was released.
Police say a major crime unit from Vancouver Island will remain at the scene for several more days.
Foulds will remain in custody. He is scheduled to appear in court in Powell River on June 27.
Police have not yet released the names of the victims but said the incident was not a random attack.
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