On March 9, 2022, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Bonnyville RCMP received a complaint of a shooting on Kehewin Cree Nation. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 54-year-old male from Kehewin Cree Nation, deceased.
The confrontation on March 9, 2022, between RCMP and 22-year-old suspect on Kehewin Cree Nation during which officers discharged their service weapons is in relation to this investigation.
Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken carriage of the homicide investigation. A 22-year-old suspect has been identified and is in hospital receiving medical treatment.
An autopsy will be scheduled in the near future.
No further information will be provided at this time.