Police in Red Deer are currently investigating a homicide at Village Mall.
According to a series of releases from Red Deer RCMP, a suspect assaulted a person with a weapon at around noon on Monday, August 10.
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The public were asked to avoid the area of Village Mall, located at 6230 50th Avenue, for the time being, though as of the 12:22 pm release police had a man in custody and were not looking for any other suspects.
A victim was suffering serious injuries at the time of the release.
An update issued at 2:27 pm stated that the situation had become an active homicide investigation, with the area being secured.
“The RCMP have no further public safety concerns in relation to this incident,” the update stated.
More information is expected from police as the investigation continues.