On Sept. 24, 2021 at approximately 12:12 a.m., Vermilion RCMP received a complaint of a disturbance at a residence in the are of 47 Street and 50 Avenue in Vermilion, Alta.
Preliminary investigation revealed that three suspects were seen banging at the door of a residence and a loud noise was heard. The suspects then fled the scene in a newer model black Dodge Ram 2500 with black wheels.
At approximately 12:31 a.m., Vermilion RCMP received a report of a male who had arrived at Vermilion Health Centre, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital in Edmonton, Alta., via ground ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.
This incident is believed to have been targeted and it is not believed there is a risk to the public.
Vermilion RCMP with the assistance of St. Paul RCMP Forensic Identification Section continue to investigate this incident.
Vermilion RCMP are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Vermilion RCMP at 780-853-5781 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.