Whitehorse RCMP investigate Alaska Highway shooting

RCMP in Whitehorse are searching for a possible suspect and potential victims after a shooting incident on the Alaska Highway on Friday.

Officers were called to the Porter Creek area over the lunch hour on Friday, Jan. 24, where they found an empty Hyundai Sonata that appeared to have been shot at, RCMP said. 

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Officers are investigating several leads and reviewing video surveillances from area businesses, RCMP said. 

They are also looking for a potential suspect and associated vehicle that fled north on the highway.

The suspect is described as a black male standing six feet tall. He was possibly driving a light-coloured SUV that may have been a Toyota RAV4.

Anyone who sees the suspect or suspect vehicle is urged not to approach and to call Whitehorse RCMP immediately at 867-667-5555. Any witnesses are also asked to call police.

Email Managing Editor Matt Preprost at editor@ahnfsj.ca.

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