RCMP Wood Buffalo GIS are continuing their investigation into this shooting. It is expected that the victim will recover from his injuries.
RCMP investigators believe this incident began with an altercation between two people and are asking anyone who may have seen or had contact with the occupants of a Sun taxi, near the address of 100 Richard Street between 5:15 a.m. and 5:45 a.m., to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4000.
Officers are also looking for a person who may have knowledge of the incident.
This person is described as:
- A black male
- Skinny build
- Black shoulder length hair with dread locks
He was reported as wearing:
- Red track pants
- White shirt
- Dark framed eye glasses
Wood Buffalo RCMP believe this is not a random incident and there does not appear to any risk to public safety.
If you have information about this matter, please call Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4000, or Crimestoppers at 1-(800) 222-8477, if you wish to remain anonymous.