On Sept. 4, 2023, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Slave Lake RCMP responded to reports that two vehicles were struck by bullets while traveling on Highway 754 towards Wabasca.

One of the bullets entered the driver’s-side rear passenger door of an SUV and another bullet struck and entered the driver’s-side hood of a truck; bullet fragments were recovered from both vehicles. One of the victims had reported to RCMP hearing a loud bang and observing an older black truck pass by heading Southbound on Highway 754.

While Slave Lake RCMP continue to investigate this occurrence, we are requesting the publics assistance to come forward and report and information that may pertain to this incident.

Information provided by the public plays a crucial role in helping police identify where crime is occurring, and who is committing it. RCMP encourage citizens to report any crime or suspicious activity. Please contact the Slave Lake RCMP at 780-585-3767 or your local police. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Information provided by the Slave Lake RCMP

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