'A senseless random act of violence': Alberta semi-truck driver injured in shooting recovering
EDMONTON -- The semi-truck driver who was shot in Mayerthorpe, Alta., Tuesday remains in stable condition, according to his GoFundMe.
Glenn Creber, 50, was filling out his log book after his shift ended at approximately 1:30 a.m. when three gunshots were fired from a nearby vehicle, his GoFundMe reads. Creber was struck in his chest and arm.
"It's quite alarming. It does seem like a complete random act of violence," said Whitecourt Transport Operations Vice President Jeff Rosnau.
Rosnau says Creber, a small business owner and subcontractor, was working for Whitecourt Transport when he was shot.
"He's a really low key and friendly guy," Rosnau said. "There's no way you could see him having an enemy of any kind so it really does point to it being random, which is really disturbing."
Rosnau says he created the GoFundMe "to try and help him out during his time of need."
"We know the expenses will pile up on them if he's unable to work for very long," Rosnau said.
Creber, a father and grandfather, has had a number of surgeries and is scheduled for more, Rosnau said. He added his wife is "very shook up."
RCMP are searching for a dark-coloured Dodge Ram pickup truck.
There is no indication the shooter and driver knew each other, police said.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Mayerthorpe RCMP at 780-786-2291 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
With files from CTV News Edmonton's Nicole Weisberg