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36-year-old man dead after shooting in North Preston

By News May 9, 2024 | 2:49 PM

A 36-year-old Westphal man is dead after a shooting in North Preston.

RCMP say it was Wednesday night when they received a report of a man who had been shot on Downey Rd near the 1100 block.

When they arrived on scene, they found the man with gunshot wounds; he was then taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

RCMP say according to evidence they do not believe the shooting was random.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.