05/18/2014 05:44 EDT | Updated 07/18/2014 05:59 EDT

Central interior RCMP investigating homicide of 22-year-old Williams Lake man

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - RCMP are investigating what they are calling the homicide of a 22-year-old man in the central interior of B.C.

Police say officers responded to a complaint of a residential disturbance in Williams Lake early this morning and found a man dead at the scene.

Officers say he was known to police and call the death a "targeted incident."

A 21-year-old woman was also found and was transported to hospital where she was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators continue to sweep the area.