Fort McMurray, Alberta: At 1:30 PM on March 23rd, 2017, police responded to reports of gunshots being fired in a residential area of Gregoire Lake First Nations Reserve. Witnesses reported that a newer model, grey, four door car, that had a licence plate with green lettering, may have been involved.
Police are in the area, and are continuing to investigate. This did not occur anywhere near the school. At this time, police can say that there is no indication of threats towards the schools or the general public.
An update will be provided when more information is available.
If you see a vehicle that matches the description provided, please call police immediately, as the occupants should be considered armed with a firearm. Wood Buffalo RCMP can be reached at (780) 788-4000. Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You are not required to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.
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