April 15, 2024

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Police have arrested a person allegedly linked with a shootout that occurred in Fort Chipewyan on Aug. 25.

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The Fort Chipewyan RCMP detachment says that on Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m., officers acquired reviews of somebody firing a weapon within the residential space of Robert Drive. A 37-year-old man was arrested on Aug. 26. The person’s id can’t be revealed till costs are sworn earlier than the Alberta Court docket of Justice. The person stays in custody.

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“It was with the help of neighborhood members that the Fort Chipewyan RCMP had been in a position to answer a taking pictures in progress,” mentioned Cpl. Warren Davison of Fort Chipewyan RCMP in a press release. “Immediate reporting of the occasion and pertinent particulars supported the police in a fast identification and arrest of the suspect”.

Police have charged the person with careless use of a firearm, possessing a weapon for a harmful objective, unauthorized possession of a firearm, carrying a hid weapon and assault with a weapon. The person can be charged with 4 counts of firing a weapon with intent to hazard life and two counts of mischief.

Anybody with details about this incident or every other legal exercise is requested to contact Wooden Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Tricks to Crime Stoppers are all the time nameless and might be despatched to tipsubmit.com.

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