June 18, 2024

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Police in Fort Chipewyan have charged two individuals in connection to current shootings in the neighborhood.

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The primary capturing was within the early morning hours of Aug. 13. Fort Chipewyan RCMP say a single gunshot was fired at a house and the shooter had left the scene earlier than police arrived. One individual had minor accidents.

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One other capturing was reported on the similar house on the night of Aug. 21. Police say a number of bullets have been fired on the house and a automobile was lit on hearth. Police launched a photograph of an individual of curiosity who has since been situated and interviewed by investigators.

A 3rd capturing was reported on the night of Aug. 25 involving two properties and a number of gunshots. A person was arrested with out incident. A second suspect was arrested in Fort Chipewyan on Sept. 2 with out incident.

Mitchell Marta, 37, of Grande Prairie and Gregory Douglas Paquette, 34, of Fort Chipewyan have been charged with a number of firearm fees and arson. They’re scheduled to seem within the Alberta Court docket of Justice in Fort Chipewyan on Sept. 7.

Anybody with details about any lacking individuals or 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 at all times nameless and might be despatched to tipsubmit.com.

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