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Wednesday , 6 July 2022
Chad William Pashko is wanted by Cold Lake RCMP. Image submitted.

Chad William Pashko wanted on several charges after shooting Kehewin man

Cold Lake RCMP are on the hunt for a wanted man that is considered dangerous after a shooting in April.

Police released information on Tuesday saying they have sought an arrest warrant for Chad William Pashko (41) of Parkland County.

On April 15, RCMP received a complaint of a shooting that injured one person in the area of the Cold Lake First Nations. The victim, a 43-year-old Kehewin Cree Nation man, suffered a gun shot related injury. 

Pashko is wanted on charges that include aggravated assault, discharging a firearm with intent, using a firearm in the commission of an offence, two counts of weapons possession contrary to order, possession of a firearm when knowing it is unauthorized, and failing to comply with a release order. 

He is described as being of fair complexion, having brown hair, and blue eyes. He is 5’9” tall and 200 pounds. 

Police say Pashko is believed to still be in possession of a firearm and is considered dangerous. If seen, RCMP ask you do not approach and immediately report his location to police.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Chad William Pashko, do not approach, please contact Cold Lake at 780-594-3301.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.