Maskwacis RCMP investigating shooting on Samson Cree Nation

Woman shot in Enclaves area of Samson townsite on May 18, 2022


Maskwacis RCMP are asking for the public’s help in an investigation into a May 18 shooting at Samson Cree Nation.

Police said they were called to the Enclaves area of Samson townsite about 11 p.m. on May 18 with a report of a shooting.

A woman was shot and wounded by a suspect who fled the scene before RCMP arrived. The woman was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Maskwacis RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) has taken over the investigation and is asking for the public’s help. Police are asking residents, especially those who were in the Enclaves area on May 18 between 10:00-11:30 p.m., to report any suspicious activity they may have seen.

Police ask anyone who lives in the area to check any video doorbell cameras or surveillance cameras.

If you have any information about the shooting, contact the Maskwacis RCMP at (780) 585-4600 or your local police. To remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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