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Suspicious death in SW Edmonton

Last Updated Oct 21, 2018 at 6:32 pm MST

EDMONTON (CITYNEWS) – Edmonton police are on scene in the city’s southwest after an incident outside a community hall.

Officers won’t say exactly what the incident was, but there appeared to be a bullet hole in the side of the community centre. Police say they got a weapons complaint call around 3:30 a.m. Sunday and responded to the centre in the area of 40 Avenue and 117 Street to learn that friends had already taken the victim to the hospital.

The injured 37-year-old man later died in hospital. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

No word on who the victim was or if police have any suspects.

Police are still looking for more information and are asking witnesses to come forward. If you have a tip you can reach out to investigators by calling 780-423-4567, texting #377, or if you’d like to remain anonymous calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

-with files from Sarolta Saskew