Three teens facing charges after shots allegedly fired at O’Chiese Reserve

Two male minors and an 18-year-old man face several charges following an incident where shots were allegedly fired at a home on the O’Chiese First Nations Reserve on Monday afternoon.

Two male minors and an 18-year-old man face several charges following an incident where shots were allegedly fired at a home on the O’Chiese First Nations Reserve on Monday afternoon.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to a report of shots being fired at a residence on the reserve about 80 km west of Red Deer around 6 a.m.

RCMP say the investigation revealed three people went to a home on the reserve to confront a man who they had a confrontation with earlier. The situation escalated and it is alleged that a member of the group fired two shots.

One of the rounds entered the residence through a wall. More than seven people were in the home when the shots were fired, including small children. No one was injured.

The RCMP seized one high-powered rife and one sawed-off shot gun.

Deston Beaverbones, 18, faces charges of uttering death threats; possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; reckless discharge of a firearm and break and enter to a residence.

He appears in Rocky Mountain House court on Jan. 11.

Two minors between the ages of 14 and 18 face charges of uttering death threats; possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; reckless discharge of a firearm; break and enter to a residence; breach of probation; breach of undertaking.

The minors appear in Rocky Mountain House provincial court on Jan. 23.

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