Maskwacis RCMP say a 36 year old man was airlifted to Edmonton hospital Monday night after being attacked in his car on Samson townsite. He had been shot in the left leg, physically assaulted, and bear-sprayed.
Police say the man tried to drive away, but his vehicle wouldn’t start. Attackers also smashed the windows, and jumped on the roof.
He is in stable condition. Five men are in police custody.
Maskwacis RCMP Detachment as well as the Community Response Unit, Wetaskiwin General Investigation Section and Police Dog Services are assisting. Red Deer Forensic Identification Section also attended to the scene. (eb)