Guns increasingly replacing knives in Edmonton killings: police

The Edmonton police chief Rod Knecht says gun violence in Alberta’s capital is on the rise.

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The Edmonton police chief Rod Knecht says gun violence in Alberta’s capital is on the rise.

The news comes after four shooting deaths in a month.

Knecht says the force is preparing some new initiatives to address the problem.

APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto has this story.

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