Olds RCMP are requesting public assistance to help identify two people and a vehicle of interest involved in a drive-by shooting that occurred on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, along the QEII Highway between Hwy 582 (Didsbury overpass) and Hwy 27 (Olds overpass).
The male person of interest and driver of the vehicle is described as:
- Caucasian male
- Mid to late 20 year-old
- Short Black beard
- Was wearing a black baseball cap
The passenger of the vehicle is described as:
- Dark hair
Vehicle is described as:
- Grey/ black or dark gray 2-door car.
- Sports car
Preliminary investigation has determined that at approximately 7:00 pm, Wednesday May 11, 2022 the suspect and victim vehicles were driving north bound along the QEII in the right lane, between Hwy 582 (Didsbury overpass) and Hwy 27 (Olds overpass). The suspect vehicle accelerated to overtake the victim vehicle and pulled along side them in the left lane.
While the vehicles were beside each other a firearm was pointed from the suspect vehicle at the victim, multiple rounds were discharged at the victim’s vehicle. The suspect vehicle is described as possibly dark in color having two doors. With the assistance of the RCMP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) evidence has been recovered from the victim’s vehicle. The Olds RCMP are asking for the public's assistance and would like to speak with anyone who was in the area that witnessed this occurrence or have any information that could assist police with this investigation. Olds RCMP is also requesting dashboard camera footage from anyone traveling on QEII north between Hwy 582 and Hwy 27 on Wednesday May 11, 2022 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
If you have any information regarding this incident or any other unsolved crime, please contact Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).