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Charges laid following Lacombe County shooting

A man turned himself in to Rimbey RCMP after an incident on July 5

  • Jul. 8, 2020 3:20 p.m.

RCMP have arrested a 31-year-old male following a shooting Sunday in Lacombe County.

Rimbey RCMP responded to a request for assistance by EMS after a female witness called 911 in relation to a shooting at a rural property in Rimbey.

The shooting occurred after a brief altercation escalated between two males.

The victim was able to drive away from the shooting and was later air-lifted to hospital suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

The male suspect turned himself into police Monday.

Jade John Edward Slofstra of Lacombe County is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and breach of a recognizance.

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