NEWS
08/11/2015 12:59 EDT | Updated 08/11/2016 01:12 EDT

Mounties discover body after report of shooting in northern Alberta hamlet

CONKLIN, Alta. — A man is dead after a shooting at a home in northern Alberta.

Wood Buffalo RCMP say officers found the man's body around 2:00 a.m. today when they responded to a call about gunfire at a home in Conklin.

An autopsy is pending, and Mounties have brought in their major crimes unit to investigate.

No one has been arrested and the man's name has not been released.

Conklin is about 350 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

The Canadian Press