Cold Lake RCMP on scene at firearms complaint – UPDATED

Cold Lake, Alberta – (3:05 PM) Cold Lake RCMP remain on scene at a residence near Sparrow Close after a firearms call was received. A male is now in police custody and there is no further threat to public safety.

It is anticipated police will be on scene for several hours while the investigation continues. Nearby residents have been allowed back into their homes.

Further details will be provided when available.


Cold Lake, Alberta – RCMP advise numerous police resources are currently on scene of an ongoing police incident near Sparrow Close. RCMP have evacuated nearby residences to ensure public safety while a firearms complaint is investigated.

RCMP are asking residents to avoid the area and refrain from posting locations of police activity to social media.

Sufficient police resources have the area contained and will remain on scene to ensure public safety.

RCMP Vehicle
File Photo – RCMP Vehicle

No further details will be provided at this time. An update will be released as more details become available.

Cold Lake RCMP

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