Shots fired at residence during break and enter

Shots fired at residence during break and enter

Blackfalds RCMP search for suspects after break in near Joffre

On Aug. 20th shortly before 5 a.m., residents of a rural home near Joffre were awaken by gunshots.

Later in the morning the homeowner found their residence was actually hit by two bullets. One of the bullets fired penetrated the exterior wall of the home and was found inside the residence.

Subsequent checks of the property found that a shop was broken into. The items taken during the break and enter included a generator and a chain saw.

No one was injured during the incident and Blackfalds Victim Services is providing assistance to the family.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding this occurrence to contact Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at

– Fawcett