Drayton Valley RCMP investigate shooting of 25-year-old male – UPDATED

Drayton Valley, Alberta – The Drayton Valley RCMP is updating the original information provided to confirm that the suspect vehicle has been correctly identified as a black Nissan Altima with silver rims.

This incident occurred at a residence near 50 Avenue and 45 Street.  It is not connected to any schools.

BACKGROUND

Drayton Valley, Alberta – The RCMP responded this morning at 8:42 to a 911 call that a male suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. The 25-year-old male has been transported to a hospital, and the Drayton Valley RCMP are investigating.

The RCMP are actively looking for a vehicle believed to be involved. Witness evidence indicates that a black, extended cab, older model pick-up truck (either a Ford or a Chevrolet) fled the scene of the shooting. There is a white/red decal on the rear window; possibly a maple leaf. The suspects in the truck are believed to be in possession of a firearm and should not be approached.

The public is advised that information received leads the Drayton Valley RCMP to believe that this is an isolated incident, and public safety is not at risk.

Shooting
(File Photo) Shooting

An update will be provided when more details are available.

If you have seen this truck or have information about the people involved in this incident, please contact the Drayton Valley RCMP at 780-542-4456. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store

Drayton Valley RCMP



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