March 14, 2018 12:35 pm

Vehicle damaged by gunshots near Grande Prairie: RCMP

RCMP are looking for a suspect after a southbound vehicle on Highway 40 was damaged by gunfire.

Global News

A driver in northern Alberta is shaken but uninjured after their vehicle was damaged by gunfire on Tuesday morning.

At around 9:30 a.m., police said a vehicle was two kilometres north of Wapiti Bridge travelling south on Highway 40 when the driver heard a loud noise and realized the windshield had been damaged.

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Police believe the damage was caused by a firearm.

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This is the latest in a series of reports of gunfire on Highway 40. Late last year, at least three vehicles were shot at on the busy highway. Police said this incident is not believed to be related to the previous reports.

READ MORE: Grande Prairie RCMP seek suspect after another report of gun pointed at trucker on Highway 40

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grande Prairie RCMP detachment at 780-830-5700. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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