RCMP in Red Deer are investigating their first homicide of the year.

Officers responded to a disturbance complaint at 5:35 a.m. January 1 in the 3700 block of 50 Street.

Police found a man in his late teens or early 20’s had died.

It is alleged that the man had been shot.

K Division’s major crime unit has been called in to help with the investigation.

They are asking anyone with information to contact them at: 403-343-5575 or Crime Stoppers, 1-800-222-8477.