On September 5th, at approximately 11:00 pm, police responded to a report of a male in distress in the downtown area of Hay River. Hay River RCMP members located the male adult and determined he was suffering from a gunshot wound.
RCMP members administered first aid until EMS arrived and transported him to hospital. The male subject was later medivac’d to Edmonton. The Hay River RCMP have reason to believe this was a targeted shooting.
The investigation continues with support from the “G” Division Forensic Identification Unit and Major Crimes Unit. Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to contact the Hay River RCMP at 874-1111