UPDATE: Two arrested as RCMP search for suspects after shots fired in Riverside Meadows

By Sheldon Spackman
January 19, 2018 - 1:19am Updated: January 19, 2018 - 9:47am

Red Deer RCMP continue to investigate an incident in which shots were fired in the Riverside Meadows neighbourhood at 10:30 p.m. Thursday night, in what police believe was a targeted incident.

The incident occurred at an apartment building at 59 Street and 55 Avenue. Several units, nearby residences and vehicles were damaged by bullets but no innocent bystanders were injured.

RCMP took a 44-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman into custody at the scene and conducted an intensive search, assisted by Police Dog Services, for several more suspects seen fleeing the area.

RCMP continue to search for two or three suspects, one or more of whom may have received a gunshot wound.

The investigation is ongoing as RCMP continue to gather evidence, surveillance footage and witness statements. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

Red Deer RCMP will issue an update as more information becomes available.

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