The Vermilion RCMP is investigating a shooting incident from Saturday, April 27. Around 1:10 a.m., Mounties responded to a report of a man being shot in the leg at a rural residence east of Vermilion. The 27-year-old man was found with a serious but not life-threatening gunshot wound. The man was taken by ambulance and then transferred to Edmonton via STARS.
No suspects were located and the RCMP does not believe this was a random act. The Vermilion RCMP detachment, with the help of the Edmonton General Investigations Section and RCMP Forensic Identification Services, continue to investigate. No further details are available at this time.
The Vermilion RCMP are asking anyone with information about this incident to please call them at (780) 853-4441, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.