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10 people arrested after gunshots fired in Airdrie

10 people arrested after gun shots fired in Airdrie
WATCH ABOVE: Gunfire and a car chase rocked a quiet southeast Airdrie community Saturday night. As Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, 10 people have been arrested and a loaded firearm seized.

RCMP were called to reports of multiple gunshots being fired in the Airdrie community of King’s Heights on Saturday night.

RCMP say the incident involved a black Lincoln SUV and a white Mercedes SUV in Kingsmere Cove.

“We heard a few gunshots and as soon as we looked out, the neighbours were coming out and after about 10 minutes, everybody was coming out and apparently there were gunshots and two cars shooting at each other,” area resident Rajdeep Gill said.

Officers arrived on scene just before 11 p.m. and both vehicles were seen chasing one another. The suspect vehicles were eventually cornered along Highland Park Boulevard.

“I heard someone say, ‘Go, go, go!’ and one guy ran and went to the back of the white Mercedes,” said one witness who didn’t want to give his name.

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Officers arrested 10 people in what they called a high-risk arrest. One person was treated on scene for minor injuries.

RCMP Police Dog Services and Special Tactical Operations were used to search for firearms. A search around Highland Park Boulevard turned up a loaded firearm.

“Scary. You don’t expect that over here because it’s always a quiet street,” Gill said.

The matter is still under investigation.

WATCH: RCMP were on scene in Airdrie, Alberta on Sunday after receiving reports of multiple shots fired in the community of Kings Heights on Saturday night. Ten people have been arrested.

Police on scene in Airdrie, Alberta after shots fired in community
Police on scene in Airdrie, Alberta after shots fired in community

— With files from Carolyn Kury de Castillo