Man shot in violent home invasion near Beaverlodge


One man is in the hospital after being shot in a home invasion near Beaverlodge.

Just after midnight on Saturday, June 9, the RCMP were called to Horse Lake First Nation after shots had been fired. When they arrived, police say they learned a man had been shot during a home invasion, and had been taken to the hospital. Three unknown suspects with masks had entered the home and shot the victim before fleeing. The man is being treated for his wounds and is expected to survive.

Police say the attack was targeted, and are looking for the public's help. If anyone has information, they are asked to call Beaverlodge RCMP at 780-354-2485 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.