Thursday , 17 June 2021

RCMP investigating shooting in Cherry Grove area

Cold Lake RCMP are investigating a shooting at a residence in the Cherry Grove area on Tuesday.

Police responded just before 1:00pm yesterday of an adult male victim with serious, life-threatening injuries.

RCMP believe he suffered gunshot wounds, and was transported to hospital before being airlifted via STARS to Edmonton.

The Cold Lake General Investigative Section, Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit and RCMP Forensic Identification Services continue to investigate this incident.

Police do not believe this was a random act and are asking anyone with information to contact Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302 or your local police.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you 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.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.