Mounties seek suspects in QEII drive-by shooting

Police say multiple shots were fired as two cars drove along the highway between Didsbury and Olds on May 11

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The RCMP is asking for public assistance to help identify two people of interest in a drive-by shooting that occurred on May 11 on the Queen Elizabeth II Highway between Didsbury and Olds.

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Mounties say the incident occurred around 7 p.m. that evening when two cars were headed northbound on the highway approaching Olds. The suspect vehicle, described by police as a dark-coloured two-door sports car, accelerated to overtake the other car, then pulled alongside them in the left lane.

“While the vehicles were beside each other, a firearm was pointed from the suspect vehicle at the victim, multiple rounds were discharged at the victim’s vehicle,” said the RCMP in a news release.

Police are seeking two people concerning the shooting. They described one as a white man in his mid-to-late 20s with a short black beard wearing a baseball cap, and the other as a woman with dark hair.

Olds RCMP is asking anybody who was in the area and may have information that would assist the investigation to contact the detachment at 403-556-3323. Mounties are also requesting dash camera footage from anyone who travelled the QEII between Didsbury and Olds on May 11 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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