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Red Deer RCMP – man fatally shot at South Walmart

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Red Deer, Alta. – Friday at 6:47 p.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a shooting at the South Red Deer Walmart. Members have determined that shots were fired in the front entrance of the store.  As a result, a 69-year-old male was fatally shot.

Preliminary information suggests that this was a targeted shooting, and as the incident has concluded, there is no further danger to the general public.

There are online reports stating multiple victims, but we can confirm that this is incorrect.

Members from surrounding detachments have arrived at the scene including Police Dogs Services, the Emergency Response Team, and Major Crimes Unit.

The area is contained and it is no longer an active scene.

The scene will be barricaded as members conduct the investigation.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Red Deer RCMP at 403-391-4034. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

There is no further information available at this time.

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54 year old man charged with first degree murder of Dr. Walter Reynolds

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Photo from Facebook Page of Red Deer Community Crime Watch 

From Red Deer RCMP

RCMP have laid charges, including first degree murder, against a 54-year-old male after yesterday’s homicide of a Red Deer physician at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic.

Deng Mabiour of Red Deer faces the following charges:

  • First degree murder
  • Assault of a police officer
  • Assault with weapon

Mabiour assaulted 45-year-old Walter Reynolds in the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic shortly after 11 a.m. on August 10. Reynolds was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

“This was not a random attack, and the first degree murder charge speaks to the premeditated nature of this incident,” said Supt. Gerald Grobmeier, Officer in Charge of the Red Deer RCMP.
“There were many witnesses and people who acted bravely during this assault, and we encourage anyone to reach out for support as these incidents can be traumatic and difficult to process.”

Red Deer Victim Services is available to anyone looking for support and can be reached by calling 403-306-2345.

Red Deer RCMP wishes to thank the quick responses from witnesses at the clinic, The City of Red Deer Emergency Services, Red Deer Transit and RCMP Major Crimes.

Mabiour is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on August 12.

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Charges likely in fatal attack at central Alberta medical clinic: RCMP

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RED DEER, Alta. — Mounties say they anticipate charges will be laid after a man was killed in a violent attack at a medical clinic in central Alberta yesterday.

A witness told media outlets that it was her family doctor who was slain at the walk-in clinic in Red Deer, and that the suspect had a hammer and a machete.

Supt. Gerald Grobmeier held a news conference last night but wouldn’t confirm details.

He says a suspect is in custody and charges are likely.

Grobmeier says other staff and patients were in the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic at the time of the attack and will likely suffer trauma because of what they saw.

He describes it as an isolated but extremely brazen crime.

“I am sickened to learn that a member of our community died in such a violent tragedy,” Grobmeier said.

“My heart goes out to the family … no one expects that.”

He said one officer was struck with a blunt weapon during the arrest, and was treated for minor injuries.

Premier Jason Kenney and Health Minister Tyler Shandro both tweeted that they were saddened to hear about the fatal attack on the doctor.

Dr. Christine Molnar, president of the Alberta Medical Association, said in a statement that the organization will be reaching out to local medical staff for support.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 11, 2020

 

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