Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP responded to a report this morning of an agitated man with a firearm at a residence in the area of 58 Street and 69 Street Drive.
RCMP received the call at 10:45 am on July 12 and immediately attended, surrounding the area and blocking off a section of 69 Street Drive to traffic while they assessed public safety. A male resident of the home was taken into custody without incident and police seized an unloaded rifle from the residence. The street closure has since been lifted and traffic is moving as usual in the area.
RCMP continue to investigate; at this time, charges have not been laid. An update will be issued as more information becomes available.
If you have information about this incident, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403.343.5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or report it online.
Cst. Derek Turner
Red Deer RCMP