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Red Deer RCMP investigate shots fired in traffic dispute

July 12, 2016 11:13 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for the man who shot at a truck after a traffic dispute early this morning in Normandeau, then abandoned the car and fled police on foot.

The incident occurred at 5:25 am on July 12 in the Corral Foods parking lot on 59 Avenue when the driver of the truck attempted to confront the driver of a white Chrysler Intrepid after a traffic dispute. The man driving the Intrepid pointed a handgun at the truck and then shot at it as the truck departed. No one was injured, and the suspect Intrepid fled eastbound on 67 Street. RCMP located the Intrepid and followed it to the area of Range Road 275 west of Red Deer. The driver abandoned the car and fled on foot; he was not located.

RCMP have seized the Intrepid and continue to investigate. An update will be issued as more information becomes available.

If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403.343.5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online.


Media contact:
Cst. Derek Turner
Red Deer RCMP