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Shooting at central Edmonton home sends man to hospital in life-threatening condition

Edmonton police investigating at a home on 86 Street near 113 Avenue in the Parkdale neighbourhood on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Global News

Edmonton police are investigating an overnight shooting Wednesday near Commonwealth Stadium that sent a man to hospital in life-threatening condition.

Officers and paramedics were called around midnight to a home on 86 Street near 113 Avenue in the Parkdale neighbourhood.

Edmonton police said when officers arrived, they found a 32-year-old man suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

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EMS treated the man and and transported him to hospital. Alberta Health Services said paramedics took a man to hospital in serious condition, while police described the injuries as life-threatening. EPS said in a late-morning update that the man was recovering in hospital.

The home was taped off, and several police cruisers were parked in the area.

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Police said investigators determined a number of people were involved and that the shooting was not random.

A description was provided of the suspected shooter, who police said was located and arrested later in the morning by northeast division officers.

A man is in custody and charges are pending, a police spokesperson said.

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