EDMONTON – Two RCMP members were shot early Saturday morning in St. Albert and a search is underway for the suspect in the area of the Sturgeon Valley Golf Course.
1/2 RCMP is searching for unknown white male, 25-35, wearing two-toned blue jacket and jeans in relation to shooting of 2 RCMP officers.
RCMP Alberta (@RCMPAlberta) January 17, 2015
Insp. Gibson Glavin confirmed the officers were shot between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. in the town of St. Albert. They are being treated in hospital, but Glavin could not provide an update on their condition.
RCMP is telling the public to stay away from the area around the golf course as the investigation continues. The suspect is described as armed and dangerous.
A press conference is expected to be held later this morning.
RCMP in active investigation of a serious local incident; will provide updates as available from RCMP. Thoughts are with members’ safety
— Nolan Crouse (@stalbertmayor) January 17, 2015
With files from the Canadian Press