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Update: Alert cancelled for Langham, deceased ID unconfirmed

SaskAlert is Saskatchewan's Emergency Public Alerting program used to alert the public in real-time of an emergency situation.
Justin Heimbecker
Justin Heimbecker.

LANGHAM — Update: RCMP say a male was located by RCMP police officers deceased inside a residence in Langham around 11:40 a.m. The residence was on fire earlier in the day. It’s believed the deceased person is Justin Heimbecker, but this cannot be confirmed at this time.

RCMP Major Crimes is in the early stages of this investigation and RCMP say they cannot provide further details at this time.

Update: RCMP have cancelled the Dangerous Person Alert issued in Langham. Police believe there is no further risk to public safety. Directions to shelter in place are cancelled.

RCMP say they will provide further information as it becomes available. The investigation remains ongoing.

Update: One person is deceased say RCMP of a shooting incident this morning in Langham. The suspect is identified as Justin Heimbecker.

Suspect is described as six foot three with brown eyes. He was last seen on foot and is believed to be armed.

It is unknown where Justin Heimbecker is at this time or whether he has access to a vehicle.

RCMP are responding. More information to come.

Original release: There has a been a shooting in Langham, according to the SaskAlert system.

The suspect is a male last seen on foot and is believed to be armed. It is unknown where the suspect is.

RCMP are responding and say not to disclose their locations.

If you are in the area, seek immediate shelter in place and close and lock doors. Do not leave a secure location. Do not pick up hitchhikers.

If the suspect is observed, call 911, do not approach. 

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