Mounties are investigating a fatal shooting at a campground, Southeast of Airdrie that claimed the life of a 26-year-old Calgary man.

According to police, Strathmore RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call just after midnight on Sunday, reporting that gunshots had been fired at the Mountain View Campground on Range Road 284 and Highway 1, near Conrich. 

"Investigators arrived and found an adult male in the campground, suffering from gunshot wounds. EMS provided care, however, the man was pronounced dead at the scene," police stated.

The Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is now leading the investigation and an autopsy has been scheduled for tomorrow at the Calgary Medical Examiner's Office.

The name of the deceased as well as the cause of death are anticipated to be available once the autopsy results are known.

Anyone with information on these events is asked to contact the Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3535 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at 

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