October 16, 2018 11:21 am

RCMP investigate shooting involving high-powered weapon on O’Chiese First Nation

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Rocky Mountain House RCMP is investigating after a home on the O’Chiese First Nation was fired upon with a high-powered weapon.

Police said they got the call at around 9 a.m. Monday for a report of gunshots.

After the shots were fired, a vehicle was heard departing the area at a high rate of speed, police said.

“Most fortunately, the lone occupant inside was unharmed,” a police news release said Tuesday. “The occupant did not observe the vehicle depart the area.”

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 403-845-2882, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or Tip Submit online.

The O’Chiese First Nation is about 59 kilometres north of Rocky Mountain House.

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