Shooter on Highway 40

October 20, 2017

Grande Prairie RCMP Respond to Firearm Complaint on Highway 40

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP are actively investigating and seeking the public’s assistance after a report of a firearm being discharged at a moving tanker truck on Highway 40.

October 18, 2017 at approximately 4:00 pm, the tanker truck was travelling southbound on Hwy 40, about 45 km south of Grande Prairie, when an unknown northbound pickup truck discharged a firearm at the tanker truck.  The tanker truck sustained damage to the driver side door.  The driver was not injured and the tanker was not hauling any flammable product.

Police are continuing their investigation and are requesting anyone with information regarding this matter to contact the Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment