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Man shot near Capilano Walmart in east Edmonton, charges laid

Edmonton police respond to an incident outside the Capilano Walmart Saturday night. .
Edmonton police respond to an incident outside the Capilano Walmart Saturday night. . Eric Beck, Global News

There was a large police presence after a man was shot outside the Capilano Walmart at 98 Avenue and 50 Street Saturday night.

Several police cruisers responded to a weapons complaint around 7:45 p.m., and officers taped off a large section of the Capilano Mall parking lot.

Police said a man was found on scene with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Around 8 p.m., officers in tactical gear could be seen in a residential area across the street.

Edmonton police respond to an incident outside the Capilano Walmart Saturday night.
Edmonton police respond to an incident outside the Capilano Walmart Saturday night. Eric Beck, Global News

One witness told Global News that officers were focused on a pair of cars parked next to one another.

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Police said a suspect vehicle was located nearby and a man was taken into custody.

Noah Turcotte, 29, is facing charges including aggravated assault and various firearm-related offences.