Man shot during home invasion in Blackfalds

RCMP continue to search for suspects

On Aug. 22nd at 12:33 p.m., Blackfalds RCMP responded to a call to assist Emergency Services at a residence where a 47-year-old male had been shot.

Three male subjects in a dark blue Chevrolet Pickup truck had pulled in behind the residence, entering the garage, shoving a 35-year-old female to the ground.

The suspects were wearing black bandanas covering a portion of their face.

The three males than entered the residence through the back confronting the 47-year-old male.

An altercation occurred in which the 47-year-old resident was shot.

Witnesses report seeing a dark blue Chevrolet Pickup truck fleeing from the scene, as well as a gold coloured Chrysler Intrepid which was stolen from the residence. The victim was rushed to the hospital where he is currently in stable condition.

It is believed along with the three males there was a female assisting them.

RCMP in Blackfalds are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the subjects responsible for this.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

– Fawcett

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