Break and Enter, Shots fired at Residence in Rural Joffre

Blackfalds, Alberta – On August 20, 2017 shortly before 5:00 am, residents of a rural home near Joffre were awaken by gunshots.

Later in the morning the home owner found their residence was actually hit by 2 bullets. One of the bullets fired penetrated the exterior wall of the home and was found inside the residence.

Subsequent checks of the property found that a shop was broken into. The items taken during the break and enter included a generator and a chain saw.

No one was injured during the incident and Blackfalds Victim Services is providing assistance to the family.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information regarding this occurrence to contact Blackfalds RCMP at (403) 885-3300. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stopper that leads to an arrest(s), you may eligible for a cash reward.

Blackfalds RCMP

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