RCMP continue to search for suspects

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The RCMP is continuing its investigation into Red Deer’s third murder of the year hich took place earlier this month.

On Aug. 2, Oscar Salazar, 22, of Red Deer was gunned down while sitting in a vehicle in the back alley of 63 St. behind the Cornerstone Gospel Chapel. Autopsy reports indicate he died from a gunshot wound. A 17-year-old who was in the vehicle with Salazar also received injuries but was treated at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre and released. No arrests have been made.

“As of now we don’t have any suspects and we are looking to the public for information,” said Const. Chris Kozack.

At the place of the murder, flowers and other memorabilia have been left. Friends of Salazar have been seen standing at the site.

A funeral for Salazar was held at St. Mary’s Church on Monday.

Red Deer City RCMP continues to investigate and would like to speak to anyone who may have information regarding this unsolved murder. Anyone with information is asked to call the Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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