Edmonton Police investigate overnight shooting

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a shooting that took place in downtown Edmonton overnight.

Shortly after 11:00 p.m. on June 1, 2023, police responded to the area of 97 Street and Jasper Avenue for reports of a shooting. It was alleged that an altercation took place outside the Edmonton Convention Centre between two groups that were known to each other.

File Photo – Shooting

During the altercation, several shots were allegedly fired by a male from one of the groups. One of those shots struck a 17-year-old female bystander, who was not part of the altercation. She was taken to hospital in a civilian vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police took two males into custody and continue to investigate at this time.

Anyone who has information or video footage of this incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: 23R048

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