Edmonton police have verified that the man who was discovered deceased in a northeast Edmonton street had been shot to fatalities.
The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has confirmed that the man found dead in a northeastern Edmonton street was shot and killed. The individual, who has yet to be identified, was discovered by officers in the early morning hours of Sunday, August 5th.
The EPS is currently performing an investigation into the events that led to the man’s death. A statement released by the EPS on Sunday evening mentioned that the man’s death is being treated as a homicide.
Officials on the scene stated that the deceased male appeared to have suffered from gunshot wounds. The Edmonton Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death.
The EPS has appealed to anyone who may have witnessed or have knowledge of the incident to contact investigators. Any information provided will remain confidential.
The EPS also requested that anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident to come forward and contact investigators.
The EPS Homicide Section is actively pursuing all leads in this case and is working with the community to identify those responsible for the death of this individual.
Edmonton police are actively pursuing all leads in this case and are committed to solving this tragedy. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the EPS at 780.423.4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous reports can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/222.