Police continue to investigate an early-morning armed break and enter at a northeast Edmonton residence, which resulted in a male resident being taken to hospital with a gun-shot wound to his leg.
Northeast Division patrol officers responded to an address near 119 Avenue and 38 Street, at approximately 7:35 a.m., Monday, March 21st, after receiving an alarm call and corresponding weapons complaint.
It was reported to police that several masked suspects forcibly entered the residence, before dispensing bear spray. A 50-year-old sustained a gun-shot wound to his leg during the break and enter, and was treated and taken to hospital by EMS personnel with non-life threatening injuries.
Several suspects fled the scene prior to the arrival of patrol officers. Investigators continue to interview witnesses.
Police encourage anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.