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RCMP Alberta Update– Suspect in St. Albert Police Officer Located

Edmonton, Alberta (January 17, 2015) − The suspect who shot two RCMP officers earlier this morning in a St. Albert casino has been located. The police are not in a position to release his identity at this time. That information will be forthcoming as the investigation continues. There is no longer any public safety threat related to this incident.

Although the suspect has been located, police are asking the public to avoid the area southeast of the Sturgeon Valley Golf Course until further notice. The police investigation is still underway at the casino where the shootings took and police ask the public to stay away from that location as well.

The RCMP thanks the public for the messages and support we have received on the part of the wounded officers and their families.

Updates will be provided.

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Contact:
Alberta RCMP Media Relations
780-412-5260