A man has been arrested and a vehicle, believed to be associated with yesterday's shooting,  has been seized by the Cochrane RCMP.

A man has been detained from the residence where a 4-door black Chrysler Sebring was seized and secured for forensic examination. The man's involvement in the incident remains under investigation by the RCMP. Intelligence gathered by the RCMP led them to the residence at 3:20 p.m.

While the police work through several theories, information collected strongly dismisses this as a case of road rage or a random incident, as some had speculated. None of the occupants of the Durango were the intended targets of the shooting, says Cpl. Laurel Scott, of RCMP media relations.

Calling it an extremely complex and dynamic investigation, Scott says further updates will be provided when available.

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