Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 7:30 a.m. this morning near 171 Avenue and 126 Street in northwest Edmonton.
While details remain preliminary at this time, Northwest Division patrol members responded to a weapons complainant at a northwest Edmonton address, where neighbours reported hearing shots being fired.
Upon arrival, police found a male on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds.
The male has since been pronounced deceased on scene, despite efforts by paramedics to perform CPR.
Homicide Section detectives have since taken over the investigation.
Investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a blue minivan that witnesses saw fleeing the crime scene.
Anyone who has information about this shooting or the suspect(s) involved is encouraged to contact the 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 www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.
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