Red Deer man charged in parking lot shooting

A 26-year-old Red Deer man is facing charges after shots were fired in a Normandeau parking lot in July.

Police say on July 12, the driver of a truck attempted to confront the driver of a white Chrysler Intrepid following a traffic dispute on 59th Avenue in the Coral Foods parking lot. The driver of the Intrepid pointed a handgun at the truck and shot at the truck as it left.

There were no reported injuries.

The Intrepid driver fled eastbound on 67 street. Police found the abandoned vehicle near Range Road 275, west of Red Deer. The driver left the vehicle fled on foot.

The 29-year-old was arrested on Jan. 22 and will remain in police custody until he is due to appear in court in Red Deer on Jan. 26. He will face 11 criminal code violations, including six weapon charges.


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