December 2019 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP on scene of a shooting at South Red Deer Walmart

December 20, 2019 10:24 PM
Red Deer, Alta. - Tonight at 6:47 p.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a report of a shooting at the South Red Deer Walmart. Members have determined that shots were fired in the front entrance of the store.  As a result, a 69-year-old male was fatally shot.

Preliminary information suggests that this was a targeted shooting, and as the incident has concluded, there is no further danger to the general public.

There are online reports stating multiple victims, but we can confirm that this is incorrect.

Members from surrounding detachments have arrived at the scene including Police Dogs Services, the Emergency Response Team, and Major Crimes Unit.

The area is contained and it is no longer an active scene.

The scene will be barricaded as members conduct the investigation.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Red Deer RCMP at 403-391-4034. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

There is no further information available at this time.

Media contact:
Alberta Media Relations
780-509-3790, option 5