Investigation into shooting in industrial area of Highway 43 in Mayerthorpe, Alberta continues

Mayerthorpe, Alberta – Mayerthorpe RCMP continue to investigate a shooting that occurred On Feb. 4, 2020, shortly before 1:30 a.m., that had occurred in the industrial area of the Highway 43 and 50 Street in Mayerthorpe, Alta.

The victim, a 50-year-old male from Sangudo, Alta., received life-altering injuries as a result of the incident.

The suspect vehicle which was believed to be a dark colored Dodge Ram pick-up truck, has as a result of video footage, been determined to be a 2013 or newer, dark colour Ram 1500.

The suspect vehicle which was believed to be a dark colored Dodge Ram pick-up truck, has as a result of video footage, been determined to be a 2013 or newer, dark colour Ram 1500.
The suspect vehicle which was believed to be a dark colored Dodge Ram pick-up truck, has as a result of video footage, been determined to be a 2013 or newer, dark colour Ram 1500.

Despite receiving several tips from the public, the Mayerthorpe RCMP have yet to identify a suspect and continue to investigate.

Investigators believe there are people that know who is responsible for this incident, and are requesting anyone with information to come forward to assist in the investigation.

Mayerthorpe RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible. Please contact the Mayerthorpe RCMP at 780-786-2291. 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:

Feb. 4, 2020

Mayerthorpe RCMP investigate shooting in industrial area of Highway 43

Mayerthorpe, Alta. – On Feb. 4, 2020, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Mayerthorpe RCMP received a call of a shooting that had occurred in the industrial area of the Highway 43 and 50 Street in Mayerthorpe, Alta.

A semi-tractor driver and lone occupant, a 50-year-old male from Sangudo, Alta., was parked and seated in his semi-tractor when an unknown suspect(s) shot at the semi-tractor and then fled. The driver of the semi-tractor was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries as a result of the shooting. He remains in hospital in serious but stable condition.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a dark colored Dodge Ram pick-up truck.

The Mayerthorpe RCMP, with the assistance of RCMP Forensic Identification Services, are investigating this incident.

The Mayerthorpe RCMP are asking anyone who may have seen the suspect vehicle in the area at the time of this incident or if you have any information about this incident, to contact the Mayerthorpe RCMP at 780-786-2291.

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.

There is no further information available at this time. An update will be provided when new information is available.

Mayerthorpe RCMP



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