Wood Buffalo RCMP Obtain Warrant For Arrest After Firearm Discharged

Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a 911 call for help at approximately 12:30 p.m. on December 5, 2017. A male allegedly discharged a firearm at an unoccupied vehicle in Fort McKay. The suspect then fled in a black pick up truck, containing a white tidy tank in the bed, black and silver rims, with lift kit and loud exhaust system. No one was injured. The RCMP investigation has determined the suspect is 28 year old David Junior McClure. He is facing the following charges as a result:

  • Careless Use of a Firearm
  • Carry a Weapon Dangerous to the Public
  • Utter Threats
  • Mischief Under $5000.00
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking

A warrant for the arrest of David Junior McClure has been granted. Due to the nature of the incident, police are advising the public not to approach him. Police do not believe this was a random incident.

David Junior McClure

David Junior McClure described as:

  • Aboriginal male
  • 28 years old
  • 6’0” tall
  • 220 lbs
  • Short, Dark Brown hair
  • Brown eyes
  • Black maple leaf tattoo on neck

The Wood Buffalo RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating McClure. Residents are asked to please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4040, or contact your local police if you see David Junior McClure, or know of his whereabouts.

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.

The RCMP would like to thank the residents of Wood Buffalo for their support in providing information to help keep our community safe.

Wood Buffalo RCMP



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