St. Paul RCMP investigate aggravated assault
On March 11, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m., St. Paul RCMP responded to a shots fired call near a residence in Goodfish Lake.
A vehicle was rammed off a road into a ditch by another vehicle. The victim who was driven into the ditch was then pulled out of the vehicle and assaulted with a weapon by a number of suspects. During this altercation, a single shot was fired into the air by one of the suspects. The victim was not shot but did suffer serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital in Edmonton.
Bryan Hunter, a 27-year-old from Goodfish Lake, Alberta was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and failing to comply with court orders (X5).
Hunter was remanded into custody after a hearing and is set to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on March 16, 2017.
Police believe this was not a random act and the investigation continues in relation to this incident.
If you have information about this incident, please call the St. Paul R.C.M.P. at 780-645-8888 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet atwww.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stopperswww.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).