One dead and two injured in Joussard Sand Pits shooting

The 2021 Alberta Homicide Victim List is available here.

High Prairie RCMP responded to the report of a shooting at the Joussard Sand Pits on April 3rd at approximately 3:40am.

Police arried to find 3 people suffering from gunshot wounds. A 19-year-old man from Sucker Creek First Nation, Alta, died of his injuries, and the two other victims, a 21-year-old man, and a youth sustained injuries in the incident.

RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. Police believe the shooting was targeted.