On Dec. 2, 2023, at 1:30 a.m., Airdrie RCMP received a report of a theft and shooting at a rural property on Township 304 near Linden. Investigation reveals that the victim observed suspects in two vehicles stealing gas from his rural property. When the victim approached the suspects with his vehicle, the suspects fled in their vehicle. As the suspects fled, one rammed the victim’s vehicle. Simultaneously the victim’s vehicle was struck by bullets fired by one of the suspects.