Edmonton Homicide detectives release name of shooting victim

Edmonton, Alberta – Homicide detectives are releasing the name of a 31-year-old male who was shot while sitting in his vehicle in northwest Edmonton Saturday evening with the hope that it will generate information that assists them with their investigation.

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Homicide detectives, who have since taken over the investigation, believe that Peter Penac, 31, was sitting in his white, four-door Lexus when he was shot Saturday evening.

Penac, who is known to police, sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the shooting incident, which occurred at approximately 9:50 p.m., Aug. 5, while parked in a northwest residential neighbourhood near 130 Street and 129 Avenue.

The 31 year old remains in hospital this afternoon in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this shooting and/or Penac’s whereabouts leading up to Saturday’s 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 www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

Background:

Northwest Division patrol officers responded to a residential address near 130 Street and 129 Avenue, after receiving a weapons complaint at approximately 9:50 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017.

Upon arrival, officers found a male who appeared to have sustained gun-shot wounds slumped over in a vehicle that was parked on a residential street.

There are no suspect or suspect vehicle descriptions available at this time.

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