Hobbema police said the investigation into the weekend death of a teenaged boy continues.

Wetaskiwin/Hobbema RCMP said an autopsy in the case had been scheduled for Monday.

The investigation began after local RCMP and emergency crews were called to a firearms complaint on the Samson townsite at about 4:15 a.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, they found a 16-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds – police said the teen was rushed to hospital, but succumbed to his injuries.

It’s believed the incident was not random, and might have been gang-related.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call Hobbema RCMP.