The RCMP are investigating in the village of Dubuc, located west of Esterhazy after a 47-year-old man died during a shooting incident at a residence in that community. In a statement released Saturday, it was explained the incident took place around midnight Friday.

There is an increased police presence in the area as officers from the Esterhazy RCMP detachment, as well as the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit and Forensic Identification Services investigate. The increased presence is expected to continue in the coming days.

The police believe at this time there is no risk to public safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Esterhazy RCMP detachment or Crime Stoppers.