Bloodvein RCMP continue to search for suspect in shots fired - Media Release Nov 7, 2023

On November 7, 2023, at approximately 1:05 am, Bloodvein RCMP responded to a report of shots fired outside a residence on Bloodvein First Nation.

It was reported that a known male showed up outside a residence, fired shots, and fled.

The male suspect then went to a second residence and more shots were fired.

No one was physically injured in either incident.

Officers immediately attended and made extensive patrols in the community but did not locate the suspect.

A number of RCMP resources have been deployed to the area including the Emergency Response Team, Police Dog Services and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, and are actively searching for the suspect.

The suspect has been identified as 31-year-old Byron Duck. He is described as 5’9”, 150 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. He is currently WANTED on a Canada wide warrant for being Unlawfully at Large (violating conditions of release).

He is considered ARMED and DANGEROUS. Do NOT APPROACH and call police if seen.

RCMP are continuing to ask residents to be vigilant, be aware of their surroundings and to report any suspicious activity to the Bloodvein RCMP.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts please call Bloodvein RCMP at 204-395-2020, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at