Shooting investigation ongoing; warrant executed at west side home

At approximately 8 p.m. members of the Lethbridge Police Tactical Team executed a high-risk search warrant at a home along Mount Sundance Crescent in connection with the shooting that occurred earlier today.

Investigation in the matter is ongoing and police will not be releasing any further information tonight.

An update is anticipated Wednesday.

BACKGROUND: 
On March 15, 2016 at approximately 2:30 a.m. police responded to several reports of shots fired in the alley behind Gonzo’s Gas along the 900 block of 9 Avenue North. Investigation determined that a 26-year-old female and 30-year-old male were in the alley when they were shot at by subjects in a vehicle. The victims were not injured and the subjects fled the scene. The shooting was a targeted incident related to the drug trade and at this time there is no evidence to suggest any further risk to neighbours.