On Nov. 29, 2022, at 1:43 a.m., High Prairie RCMP received a firearms complaint in the area of 50 Street and 52 Avenue in High Prairie. Upon arrival, officers located a victim in a nearby vehicle. Unfortunately, the victim, a 37-year-old male resident of High Prairie, was deceased at the scene. The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has been deployed to the community to investigate.
Although early in the investigation, RCMP believe that this is a targeted event, and there is no ongoing threat to the community.
The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate. No further information will be released at this time.