Red Deer RCMP respond to disturbance with firearm

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have taken several people into custody after a disturbance at an apartment building in the Highland Green neighbourhood involving a firearm.

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RCMP responded to the report of a disturbance shortly after 8:30 am on January 31 at an apartment in the area of 59 Avenue and 63 Street. RCMP have determined that a firearm was discharged during an altercation between two men who were known to each other. One man suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Several people have been taken into custody.

There is no danger to the public and RCMP continue to investigate. An update will be issued when more information is available.

If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

Police File #2017123017

Red Deer RCMP


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