he Airdrie RCMP took four males into custody following complaints of victims being shot with BB guns.
At 9:30 p.m. last night, multiple calls were received about males with a gun. The RCMP responded actively, including deploying Police Dog Services and the Emergency Response Team. Calgary Police Service’s HAWCS assisted while RCMP were searching for the males.
By 11:45 p.m., the RCMP took four males into custody and the shelter in place in the downtown core was lifted.
Three of the males have been released and charges are pending against one 19-year-old male from Airdrie, who remains in custody.
Six people were treated for minor injuries.
The investigation continues.
Airdrie RCMP are currently investigating an incident which has lead to multiple people injured from at least six different locations.
At this time it appears that BB guns were used in the “shootings”. One person is in custody and RCMP is looking for the others involved.
RCMP has businesses in a “Shelter in place” in the downtown core. Anyone in the downtown/midtown communities is asked to stay inside. This is an unfolding situation and more information will be released when it becomes available.