Last night at approximately 10:00 p.m., Elk Point RCMP responded to a shooting incident that allegedly occurred on the Fishing Lake Metis Settlement. A male was then found deceased a short time later on the Frog Lake First Nation. No one else was injured.
The investigation is ongoing. Members from the RCMP’s Major Crimes Unit – North (MCU) have assumed carriage of the file and are being assisted by Elk Point, St. Paul RCMP members and the Forensic Identification Section (FIS).
The scene is being processed and witnesses have been identified and are being interviewed. An autopsy has yet to be scheduled to determine the cause and manner of death of the deceased.
Police believe there is no risk to public safety at this time and new information will be provided to the media by way of updates when it becomes available.
Elk Point RCMP would like to hear from anyone who may have information about this matter and asks that they call the Elk Point RCMP Detachment at 780-724-3964. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers. At Crime Stoppers, you do not need to reveal your identity. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to Call Display, Call Trace or tape any phone calls. If your information leads to an arrest, you may qualify for a cash award up to $2,000.00. We want your tip, not your name. Call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).