On Oct. 29, 2017 at approximately 6:15 a.m., Elk Point RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion that occurred at a residence in Frog Lake.
Police arrived and were advised that several suspects entered the residence after shooting at the front door with a firearm. A victim who was sleeping inside near the front entrance suffered a gunshot wound and was assaulted during an altercation. The suspects then stole a TV and jewellery and fled the residence in a vehicle.
The victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was transported via EMS to a hospital in Edmonton. Police believe this was not a random incident and there is no risk to public safety at this time.
Elk Point RCMP along with General Investigative Section (GIS) from Edmonton, and St. Paul Forensic Identification Section (FIS) continue to investigate.
Elk Point RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Elk Point RCMP at 780-724-3964 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet atwww.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions