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Police investigating shots fired outside lounge; one man dead

For Immediate Release:27-Mar-2016 @ 11:51 AM
MRU #:H16R010

On Sunday, Mar. 27, 2016, at around 2:40 a.m., police were called to the area of 81 Avenue and 105 Street to the report of shots being fired.

When police arrived, they found two men who appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds. Both individuals were treated and transported to hospital by EMS, where one of the men, believed to be in his 30’s, succumbed to his injuries. The other man remains in hospital, in serious but non-life-threatening condition.

Police do not have any suspects in custody at this time and hope to speak with any witnesses who may have been in the area in the early morning hours.

An autopsy is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Wednesday (Mar. 30, 2016).

No further information is available.

Police encourage anyone who may have witnessed this event or may have seen something suspicious in the area, to contact the Edmonton Police Service 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.


Please contact Cheryl Sheppard at (780) 421-2671 for more information.

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