Shelter in place issued for Cadotte Lake area on Woodland Cree First Nation

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Shelter in place issued for Cadotte Lake area on Woodland Cree First Nation

By The Canadian Press

Wed., July 27, 20221 min. read

Article was updated 6 hrs ago

CADOTTE LAKE, Alta. – A shelter in place order remains in effect in the Cadotte Lake area on Woodland Cree First Nation in northern Alberta as RCMP investigate a shooting.

Peace Regional RCMP received a 911 call around 9: 40 p.m. Tuesday about someone with a firearm, and one person injured at a home.

The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Few details have been released, but police say there is an ongoing public safety concern.

RCMP are asking residents near Cadotte Lake on Woodland Cree First Nation to shelter in place.

Police are also asking people in the area not to post photos and video on social media.

The Woodland Cree Nation is made up of four reserves in northern Alberta, about 500 km northwest of Edmonton.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 26, 2022.

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