Ponoka RCMP investigate shooting at or near 57 Avenue

Ponoka, Alberta – On May 4, 2023, at 2:56 a.m., Ponoka RCMP received a report of a shooting that occurred at or near 57 Avenue in Ponoka. Upon arrival, officers located a 39-year-old resident of Ponoka with what appeared to be a gun shot wound. The victim was taken to hospital where they remain in critical but stable condition.

(File Photo) Shooting

Although early in the investigation, RCMP believe this may have been a targeted attack.

Police believe that the suspect(s) were in a vehicle of unknown description.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4471. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions). To report a crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

Ponoka RCMP

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