A male victim suffered a gunshot wound to the leg early Friday morning. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Gunshot victim discovered in Red Deer back alley

Victim airlifted to Calgary hospital

A gunshot victim was found in an Eastview back alley Friday morning.

Red Deer RCMP say officers responded to a report of a shooting in a back alley off 44th Street near 37th Avenue at about 3 a.m.

The male victim was found with a gunshot wound to his leg and was airlifted by STARS air ambulance to a Calgary hospital.

Police are investigating two suspect vehicles related to the incident. The vehicles were described as a small, dark car and a small, dark, four-door SUV.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575.



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