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Police seek public’s assistance locating attempted murder suspect


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Police seek public’s assistance locating attempted murder suspect

October 18, 2019

The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance locating a male suspect believed to be connected to an aggravated assault that took place this morning (Friday).

At approximately 7 a.m. on Oct. 18, 2019, Northeast Division officers responded to the report of an assault with a weapon at a home in the area of 140 Avenue and 21 Street. It was reported that a 52- year old female was slashed in the neck outside her home. A neighbour came to her aid and called 911.

 EMS responded, treated and transported the woman to hospital with life-threatening injuries where she remains but is in stable condition. Barton Lohouse, 52, has warrants for his arrest for attempted murder and aggravated assault.

Lohouse is believed to be armed and dangerous, and may also pose a threat to himself. Detectives are releasing his photo in an attempt to locate him.

Lohouse is described as 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 170 lbs. He has brown hair and blue eyes.


Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Lohouse is advised to not approach him and immediately call EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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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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Active shooting incident in Airdrie – Multiple injuries from BB guns

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From Airdrie RCMP

Airdrie RCMP investigate reports of an active shooter

Airdrie RCMP are currently investigating an incident which has lead to multiple people injured from at least 6 different locations.
At this time it appears that BB guns were used in the “shootings”. One person is in custody and RCMP are looking for the others involved.
RCMP has businesses in a “Shelter in place” in the downtown core. Anyone in the downtown/midtown communities are asked to stay inside.
This is an unfolding situation and more information will be released when it becomes available.
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