Red Deer RCMP officers remained in an area of the Glendale neighbourhood overnight earlier this week.
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, RCMP advised there was a heavy police presence in the Gilbert Crescent area.
Red Deer RCMP said they were conducting an active investigation and were searching a residence for a suspect.
At 8:20 p.m., police said officers will be present in the Gilbert Crescent area Tuesday night and into Wednesday.
RCMP asked that the public continue to avoid the area Tuesday and refrain from posting photos and/or video on social media.
No other information is available.