Police are still looking for a suspect after someone was allegedly running around with a firearm in southwest Edmonton.
Police responded at around 9:15 p.m. after a call about a man going through vehicles near 204 Street and 54 Avenue. Within a half hour, a man with a similar description was spotted in the area, but when police approached he showed off what appeared to be a gun and fled.
Police stayed in The Hamptons neighbourhood for a while, and got a few calls about a man banging on doors, but were not able to track him down.
— Edmonton Police (@edmontonpolice) October 26, 2016
Warrants for the arrest of 37-year-old Duane Edward Laver have been issued. Laver is facing charges of possession of a weapon, carry concealed weapon, obstruction and possession of stolen property (x2).
Anyone who has information about this incident or knows of Laver’s whereabouts is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online. (kdr/kb)