Police seek young male suspect who allegedly shot at Red Deer restaurant

Red Deer RCMP released this image of the suspected shooter. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer RCMP released this image of the suspected shooter. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer RCMP are seeking a suspected shooter after a north-end business sustained damage from a firearm.

On Tuesday, shortly before 4:30 p.m., Red Deer RCMP received a 911 call reporting a shooting at a local business.

Police responded to calls of a shooting at a restaurant in the Highland Green neighbourhood. Initial investigation determined a lone male shot towards the premises and then fled on foot with a firearm.

Fortunately, no one was injured. The incident did result in property damage however.

RCMP remain on scene and continue to search for the suspect, police confirmed in a release around 6 p.m.

He is described as a younger adult or teenage male, with dark complexion, wearing a dark hooded sweater or coat, blue jeans, and white sneakers. Surveillance footage shows the suspect carrying a revolver-type firearm.

This is an active investigation and police are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this incident or identifying those responsible.

Do not approach the suspect, instead call 911 immediately. Any information regarding this incident or the suspect can be reported to the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.P3Tips.com.

Red Deer RCMP