Shots fired Monday morning when Red Deer man robbed of wallet

Victim was walking toward bus stop on 59th Avenue

Red Deer RCMP are seeking three men who fired gunshots in the air when they robbed a man early Monday morning.

Police said in a statement that as a 26-year-old man was walking toward a bus stop on 59th Avenue, a black car headed northbound on 59th Avenue stopped and two of the three occupants pointed firearms at the victim, demanding his wallet.

As the victim walked away after handing over his wallet, two of the men holding guns fired several shots into the air. The victim was not injured.

The car is described as a black four-door 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, last seen headed east on 68th Street toward Gaetz Avenue.

The driver is described as Caucasian, taller than the two passengers, medium build, wearing a black cloth ski mask with two eye holes and a mouth hole.

The front seat passenger is described as possibly Asian, 1.62 to 1.65 metres (5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 5 inches) tall, 19 -21 years old, wearing a black flat brim ball cap, light grey and black zip-up hoodie with designs on it, wielding a long-barreled firearm, possibly .22 calibre, with a black barrel.

The rear seat passenger is described as Caucasian, medium build, wielding a double-barreled shotgun.

RCMP continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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