At 2:29 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, Northeast Branch responded to the report of multiple shots fired in a public courtyard in the area north of 162 Avenue and 51 Street. It was reported that several males became involved in an altercation over a bag, produced handguns, and fired several rounds in the street.
One of the males was shot, and managed to walk to a nearby convenience store with the bag, which he left at the store. He was arrested nearby and transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The bag was later found to contain a handgun and cocaine. Two additional handguns were located at the scene. The 23-year-old male is facing 10 charges, including firearms and drug-related charges, as well as two breaches. The other combatants fled the scene and have yet to be identified.
Investigators are seeking any CCTV, dashcam or cell phone video from the area, and are asking anyone with video 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.p3tips.com/250.