Charges laid in fatal northeast Edmonton shooting

Edmonton police say a 19-year-old has been charged in connection to a fatal shooting on Monday.

EPS says officers responded to a report of a shooting near 147 Avenue and 77 Street.

When officers arrived, they reportedly found a 38-year-old man in medical distress. He was treated by officers and paramedics, before being declared deceased.

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An autopsy Wednesday confirmed the identity of the deceased as Ryan Lariviere. The Edmonton Medical Examiner says Lariviere died from a gunshot wound.

Police have since taken 19-year-old Muktar Mohammed-Ali into custody, and have charged him with second-degree murder and pointing a firearm.

Anyone with information regarding the fatal shooting is asked to contact EPS at 780-423-4567 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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