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Police investigate deadly shooting in northeast Edmonton

Police responded to a weapons complaint at a home in the area of 162 Avenue and 52 Street at around 6:25 p.m., on Aug. 6. . Global News

Edmonton police are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 63-year-old woman on Saturday evening.

According to a news release, police responded to a weapons complaint at a home in the area of 162 Avenue and 52 Street at around 6:25 p.m., on Aug. 6.

When officers arrived on scene, they located an unresponsive woman who was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Police responded to a weapons complaint at a home in the area of 162 Avenue and 52 Street at around 6:25 p.m., on Aug. 6. Global News

An autopsy has yet to be scheduled.

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Police said a second person was injured and was taken to hospital in serious, life-threatening condition.

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Edmonton’s homicide section detectives are investigating the death. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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