Edmonton Homicide Section investigating shooting death in Downtown Division

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section is investigating the suspicious death of an adult male, following a shooting incident at a commercial business in the city’s downtown area this morning.

Downtown Division patrol officers responded to a weapon’s complaint at a commercial business near 96 Street and 105A Avenue, at approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

It was reported to police that a male was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics with what appear to be gun-shot wounds. The male has since succumbed to his injuries.

The Medical Examiner has scheduled an autopsy for Thursday, Oct. 25th.

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Police encourage anyone with information about this incident 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.

MRU #: H18027

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