Poplar Ridge home hit by stray bullet

Blackfalds RCMP investigate

  • Sat Mar 18th, 2017 12:30am
  • News

Blackfalds RCMP are investigating shots fired near a rural property in Poplar Ridge west of Red Deer Friday night, including one round that struck an unoccupied bedroom in a home.

No one inside the home was injured.

At about 8 p.m. police responded to a report that three rounds were fired from a westbound vehicle on Township Road 384 near the intersection of Range Road 283.

Police said it was not a targeted shooting and believe the shooter was unaware of the location of the residence.

The witness did not have a description of the vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact to contact Blackfalds RCMP at 403-885-3300. To remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

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