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Vermilion man shot in attempted home invasion
Pamela Leier, CTV Edmonton
Published Friday, October 14, 2016 7:25AM MDT
Last Updated Friday, October 14, 2016 7:30AM MDT
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.