Thursday, June 30, 2022

North Lethbridge shooting sends one to hospital; two people in police custody

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Two people are in police custody after a shooting on the north side Wednesday night.

Lethbridge Police say they were called to a home in the 800 block of 7 A Avenue north around 10:30pm.

A 49 year old man was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound and he’s currently in stable condition.

No suspects were arrested Wednesday but officers say two people were taken into custody for questioning around noon on Thursday.

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Investigators also say the shooting doesn’t appear to be random as the suspect and victim are known to each other.

The incident reportedly began earlier in the day when a verbal altercation turned physical. One person left the scene but returned later on and another fight broke out which ended in a firearm being discharged.

No further details have been released.

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