UPDATE – RCMP Investigate Incident

Posted on Jun 3, 2015

File Number: 2015-651299

Fort McMurray, Alberta

On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at approximately 5:43 AM, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to an incident on Richard Street where a 32 year old Fort McMurray man was located and appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound to his body. The man remains in hospital and is currently in stable condition.

Police are seeking assistance from the public in solving this crime and asking anyone with information to please contact Wood Buffalo RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

The investigation into this matter is continuing. Further updates will be issued as information becomes available.

(BACKGROUND – Released 2015-06-02)

Wood Buffalo RCMP has entered into a criminal investigation resulting from an incident on Richard Street in Fort McMurray where a Fort McMurray man has been injured. The incident was reported to police at approximately 5:43 AM today.

The man has been taken to hospital where he is receiving treatment. In order to protect the integrity of the investigation, no further information is being released. Further information into this incident will be released as it becomes available however, an update release is anticipated for tomorrow morning.

Wood Buffalo RCMP is advising this is not a random incident and there does not appear to any risk to public safety.

If you have information about this, or any other investigation(s), please call the Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000, or if you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Media Contact:
Cpl. George CAMERON
Media Relations
Wood Buffalo RCMP
Cell: (780) 972-0733