Heavy police presence at incident in Red Deer, please avoid the area – UPDATED to Homicide Investigation

Red Deer, Alberta – The Red Deer RCMP remain on scene in the area of 38 Avenue and 45 Street in what has been determined to be a homicide.

At 4:42 a.m. today, the RCMP responded to a 911 call, and located a deceased adult male on the road. The male is the victim of a gunshot wound. The Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has been deployed to take carriage of the investigation.

The area remains closed to vehicle traffic while the RCMP conduct an extensive scene examination.

Evidence gathered on scene leads RCMP to believe that this is an isolated incident, and there is no risk to public safety.

Residents in the area who may have seen or heard anything suspicious are asked to call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. 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.

BACKGROUND

Red Deer, Alberta – (8:52 AM) The Red Deer RCMP are asking the public to avoid the area of 38 Avenue and 45 Street. Due to what is believed to be a targeted incident, the area has been contained and no vehicles or pedestrian traffic will be allowed in.

There is no evidence to suggest that there is a public safety concern.

Avoid Area Red Deer
Avoid Area Red Deer

An update will be provided when the RCMP are able.

Red Deer RCMP



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