Stettler RCMP investigating after elderly woman’s windshield shot while driving on Hwy 855

STETTLER – Stettler RCMP are investigating after an elderly woman was shot at while she was driving in the area of Secondary Highway 855.

Stettler RCMP are looking for assistance in determining the nature of a shooting incident, which is believed to have occurred between 4 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Jan. 22, 2020.

An elderly female was driving in the area of Secondary Highway 855, north of Highway 12 and became lost and disoriented. The female was located unharmed on Jan. 22, 2020, at a residence unknown to her on Range Road 18-0 near Township Road 395.

Investigation revealed that the car she was driving was shot once causing damage to the front windshield. The bullet missed hitting her and she was not injured. The female is not aware of when the gunshot occurred. 

Description of the female’s vehicle: Grey 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe.    

RCMP are trying to establish a time-line of events and clarify the nature of this incident. Stettler RCMP are asking anyone that may have seen this vehicle during these hours, driving in the above-referenced areas and possibly onto residential properties, to contact them with any information.

Stettler RCMP can be reached at 403-742-3382.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

Update Feb. 2, 1:42. Stettler RCMP earlier said the incident was on Hwy 55. The RCMP have since corrected it to Hwy 855.

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