RCMP investigating homicide near Joussard

Police said few details are known about the suspects at this time, although RCMP believe the deadly shooting was a targeted attack



RCMP in Northern Alberta continue to investigate after a fatal shooting at the Joussard Sand Pits.

According to RCMP, three individuals received gunshot wounds as a result of the shooting.

A 19-year-old from Sucker Creek First Nation died as a result of his injuries, A 21-year-old and a youth were taken to hospital and both underwent surgery. RCMP say they are both now in stable condition.

Police believe this was a “targeted attack.”

Joussard is approximately 340 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

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