Man shot in northwest Edmonton home invasion this morning

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating after a man was shot during a home invasion this morning in a northwest neighbourhood.


Police responded to a call of a trouble not known just after 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in the area of 120 Avenue and 125 Street. Upon arrival, police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS treated and transported the 28-year-old male to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It was reported that three males dressed in black clothing entered a residence, deployed bear spray and shot one person in the home.

At this time, police believe this was a targeted incident. No other occupants in the home were injured.

Police continue to investigate.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked 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

MRU #:16R0112

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