Olds RCMP Investigate Shots Fired Into Residence Near Eagle Hill

Olds, Alberta – On Sunday, April 14, 2019 at approximately 4:40 AM, the Olds RCMP responded to a complaint of shots being fired through a residence window and wall of a rural home near Eagle Hill.

The sole occupant of the home, a 59 year old male, told police that he was awake in his living room when he saw vehicle headlights approaching on the roadway. Moments later he heard several shots fired.

Once at the scene, police confirmed that the residence had been struck by gun fire and that no injuries occurred as a result.

RCMP Vehicle
File Photo – RCMP Vehicle

Police believe that the victim was targeted and that there is currently no indication of a risk to the general public. As the investigation is ongoing, no further details will be released at this time.

Police are requesting anyone with information regarding this matter to contact the Olds RCMP Detachment at (403) 556-3323 or should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.


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