One man, 47, shot near Olds and airlifted to hospital

A midday shooting near Olds has sent one man to the hospital and has police on the lookout for three armed suspects.

Police seek 3 suspects in older model gold Infiniti SUV

Olds RCMP are investigating after a 47-year-old man was shot around 2 p.m. on Friday. (CBC)

A midday shooting near Olds has sent one man to hospital and has police on the lookout for three armed suspects.

Olds RCMP are seeking the public's assistance to spot a gold, older model Infiniti SUV with individual lights on the roof.

"We are cautioning the public not to approach the suspect vehicle as the occupants are believed to be armed and dangerous," Cpl. Deanna Fontaine told CBC News.

Police believe they are looking for three suspects.

"The persons in that suspect vehicle are not identified, and there's limited detail on what those persons look like," Fontaine said. "We believe that there are two males and a female."

Police were called around 2 p.m. Friday to the scene near Township Road 320 and Range Road 290, about 10 kilometres southeast of Olds, in Mountain View County.

"A 47-year-old male suffered a firearms-related injury as a result of this incident," Fontaine said.

The man was airlifted by STARS air ambulance to hospital.

Police said the man is in stable condition and his injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. They said this was a "targeted and isolated" incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the incident is urged to call Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323, or the anonymous Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Olds is about 70 kilometres north of Calgary.


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