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RCMP investigate homicide at Elizabeth Métis Settlement

A 44-year-old man from Elizabeth Métis Settlement was the victim of a fatal shooting that took place early Wednesday morning. The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has now taken over the investigation.
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ELIZABETH METIS SETTLEMENT – A 44-year-old man from Elizabeth Métis Settlement has died after sustaining a gunshot wound on April 27. 

At 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Cold Lake RCMP responded to call of a shooting in Elizabeth Métis Settlement. 

A male victim was taken to hospital, but died as a result of his injuries, according to a media release provided by RCMP. 

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. 

RCMP believe this was a targeted attack and that there is no threat to the public. 

The victim has been taken to the Edmonton Office of the Medical Examiner where an autopsy is scheduled for April 29, state RCMP. 

No other details have been released at this time. 

Anyone with information on this crime are asked to contact the Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3301. 

If you wish 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.