Homicide detectives investigating suspicious death in Northwest Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man after a report of a shooting just before 5 a.m. today (Aug. 26, 2017).

Northwest Division patrol officers responded to 142 Street and Yellowhead Trail where they found a male victim slumped over in the front seat of a taxi. The officers immediately begun CPR but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS.

“We know there were a large number of people standing outside in the parking lot of the Flux Ultra Lounge. We want to speak with anyone who was there that knows what led up to the shooting and the circumstances pertaining to this crime,” says Staff Sgt. Duane Hunter of Homicide Section.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses and the investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this crime 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.

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