Police have launched a homicide investigation after a recent autopsy.
 
25-year-old Gunner Christie was found inside a Ford Ranger truck in the ditch along Range Road 234 on Saturday (Mar.31). He had been shot.
 
A nearby driver tried to revive Christie but was unsuccessful.
 
Redwater RCMP with the help of the RCMP's Major Crime Unit are now investigating. They think this was a targeted incident and there have not been any arrests.
 
Anyone who was in the area and saw anything suspicious is asked to call the Redwater RCMP at 780-942-3600.
 

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