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Leduc RCMP investigate shooting in Southfork area


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uly 30, 2020

Leduc RCMP investigate shooting


Leduc, Alta. – On July 29, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Leduc RCMP responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the Southfork area.

A 37-year-old male sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported by STARS to the hospital.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a black Hummer was seen leaving the area of the shooting. Leduc RCMP with the assistance from RCMP Air Services searched for the suspect vehicle which was located a short time later engulfed in flames, south of Leduc.

Leduc RCMP would like to advise this incident is not linked to a separate incident reported on July 17, 2020 in the Westhaven area which remains under investigation.

Leduc RCMP General Investigation Section continues to investigate this shooting.

Police are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact Leduc RCMP AT 780-980-7267. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.comor by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.



Police investigating shooting in rural southwest Edmonton

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Police investigating shooting in rural southwest Edmonton

September 20, 2020

The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a shooting that took place at a rural property in southwest Edmonton yesterday evening.

At approximately 8:15 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, Southwest Division officers, Leduc RCMP officers, the EPS Tactical Unit and EPS Air 1 responded to the report of a shooting at a rural property in the area of 173 Street and Highway 19. It was reported to police that a male had been shot by another male at a residence in the area.

Upon arrival, a female resident exited the home and reported to responding officers that the male suspect may be still be somewhere on the property. Moments later, Air 1 located the male suspect near the residence and, prior to police engagement, observed the suspect suffer a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

As a safety precaution, the EPS Tactical Unit used an Armoured Rescue Vehicle (ARV) to remove the 65-year-old injured male from the residence. EMS also attended to the 22-year-old male suspect who was subsequently declared deceased at the scene.

EMS responded, treated and transported the injured male to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries where he remains. The 63-year-old female resident did not report any injuries.

The Director of Law Enforcement (DLE) was notified of this incident and directed the EPS to investigate.

It is believed that all three occupants of the home knew one another; however, they were not related.

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ASIRT investigating officer involved shooting

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Alberta Serious Incident Response Team ASIRT

From Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT)

At approximately 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, Northeast Division officers were dispatched to the report of a man with a weapon at a residence in the area of 118 Avenue and 68 Street. 

Upon arrival at the residence, two officers encountered a male. A confrontation occurred between the suspect and police, and the officers discharged their service weapons.

EMS attended the scene and declared the male deceased. No EPS officers were harmed during this incident.

The EPS will not be providing further comment, as the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has since taken the lead in this investigation.

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