Man shot near Pine Lake

A man is in hospital and is expected to recover after being shot in the rural Pine Lake area early Monday morning.

A man is in hospital and is expected to recover after being shot in the rural Pine Lake area early Monday morning.

Innisfail RCMP were called to a report of a man shot at about 4:15 a.m. east of Innisfail. They found the man, who was taken to hospital by EMS and is expected to live.

Police believe the person responsible and the victim know each other.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Services and the RCMP General Investigative Section are assisting Innisfail RCMP detachment members.

In a release police said the investigation is in its infancy and released few details. However, they said there is no danger or concern to the public at this time.

Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3342 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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