RCMP are looking for multiple suspects after a man was shot during an attempted home invasion in the County of Vermilion River on Tuesday morning.

A 64-year-old man was alone when several suspects unsuccessfully tried to gain entry to the home. A confrontation occurred, and the man was shot before the suspects drove away.

The resident was taken to hospital with a serious, but not life-threatening gunshot wound. RCMP believe this was not a random act and there is no danger to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 780-853-4441. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Vermilion is located about 200 km east of Edmonton.