Edmonton Homicide detectives release surveillance image of suspect vehicle

Edmonton, Alberta – Homicide detectives are releasing a surveillance image of a suspect vehicle wanted in connection with the shooting death Saturday of Peter Penac.

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Investigators believe the vehicle (see image below) is a 1998-2003 red, two door, Ford Escort. A nearby surveillance camera recorded images of the suspect vehicle leaving the area Saturday evening, directly following the shooting incident.

An autopsy conducted by the Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Officer earlier this week confirmed Penac, 31, died as a result of a gunshot wound in connection with the shooting incident that occurred on Saturday, Aug. 5th.

Penac was shot while sitting in his vehicle in a northwest Edmonton residential neighbourhood Saturday evening at approximately 9:50 p.m. He was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics where he would eventually succumb to his injuries Monday afternoon, Aug. 7, 2017.

Investigators continue to seek information surrounding Penac’s death, which has now been officially deemed Edmonton’s 31st homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this suspect vehicle or this homicide 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.

Homcide #31: Suspect Vehicle is believed  to be a 1998-2003 red, two door, Ford Escort.
Homcide #31: Suspect Vehicle is believed
to be a 1998-2003 red, two door, Ford Escort.

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 a gun-shot wound slumped over in a vehicle that was parked on a residential street.

Edmonton Police Service


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