Police investigate shooting

  • Mar. 20, 2013 3:57 p.m.

On March 19th at about 12:12 a.m. Blackfalds RCMP were called to a residence located in Balmoral Estates for a complaint of a male who had suffered a gun shot wound.

Upon arrival at the scene police located the victim who was transported to hospital, however the suspects had fled the scene.

At about the same time a complaint of a motor vehicle collision in Northwoods Estates in Red Deer was reported. Upon arrival at the scene police observed two males who had been in the vehicle, both with gun shot wounds. The initial investigation associates all injured parties to Balmoral Estates and all are believed to be known to each other.

The male victim from Balmoral Estates is currently in hospital in serious but stable condition.

The two males from the motor vehicle collision were arrested for attempted murder and taken to Red Deer Regional Hospital where they were treated for their wounds. They are currently in police custody however, charges have not yet been laid.

Blackfalds RCMP, Red Deer City RCMP, Red Deer General Investigation Section (GIS), Red Deer Police Dog Services (PDS), Red Deer Forensic Ident Section (FIS) and Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) continue this investigation.

More information will be released as this investigation continues.

If you have any information on this or any other crime contact Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575.

If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com. If the information leads to an arrest, tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.


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