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Red Deer RCMP seek assistance in locating suspects involved in a shooting

September 16, 2022 11:30 AM

Red Deer, Alta. – Red Deer RCMP are seeking information about two individuals believed to be involved in a shooting on Aug. 12, 2022. Around 11:30 p.m., Keehoo Rick Cardinal, a 40-year-old resident of Red Deer, and an unknown male accomplice are believed to have been involved in an aggravated assault involving a weapon on the old CPR Rail Bridge in Red Deer. A 39-year-old male victim, a resident of Red Deer, was transported to an Edmonton hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Cardinal is wanted on an outstanding warrant in relation to the incident. Red Deer RCMP’s efforts to locate Cardinal have been unsuccessful, but it is believed he may be in the Red Deer area.  

Keehoo Rick Cardinal is described as:

  • Male
  • 5 feet 6 inches
  • 190 lbs
  • Brown eyes
  • Black hair
  • Word “family” tattooed above left eye

A description of the second male involved in this assault is limited, but he is described as wearing a white t-shirt, jeans and riding a BMX style bicycle on the evening of Aug. 12, 2022.

If you have information regarding the location of Keehoo Rick Cardinal, the identity and location of the second suspect, or any other information, please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575 or your local police detachment. If you see Keehoo Cardinal, DO NOT APPROACH and call 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the P3 Tips app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.

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File no. 2022-1141481