A 25-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound to the chest is in hospital after a morning shooting west of Edmonton, say Drayton Valley RCMP.
Police responded to the call at 8:42 a.m. Wednesday after a call to 911.
“The RCMP are actively looking for a vehicle believed to be involved,” said RCMP Cpl. Laurel Scott in a morning news release.
Police are looking for a black, extended cab, older model Ford or Chevrolet pick-up truck that witnesses report fled the scene of the shooting.
A white and red decal, possibly a maple leaf, was visible on the truck’s rear window.
The suspects in the truck are believed to be in possession of a firearm and should not be approached, warn police, adding that the case appears to be “isolated,” and “public safety is not at risk.”
Anyone with information about the the case is asked to contact Drayton Valley RCMP at 780-542-4456. To remain anonymous, tipsters 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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