High Prairie, Alberta – On April 3rd 2021 at 3:41 AM High Prairie RCMP were called to a shooting that occurred at the Joussard Sand Pits. 3 individuals received gunshot wounds as a result of the shooting. Unfortunately, a 19 year old male from Sucker Creek First Nation died as a result of his injures. 2 more victims, both males ages 21 and 1 youth from Sucker Creek First Nation, are receiving medical treatment.
The RCMP Major Crimes Unit has been dispatched to take over the investigation.
Police have few details on the suspect(s) at this time. Although Police believe that this was a targeted attack, we would like residents in the surrounding area to be extra vigilant reporting any suspicious behaviour to the police.
Residents will notice an increased police presence in the area as police continue to investigate this incident.
If you have information on this investigation , please contact the High Prairie RCMP at 780-523-3378. 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.
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