(Advocate file photo)

(Advocate file photo)

Four people shot on O’Chiese First Nation

RCMP arrest two suspects

Four people were shot on the O’Chiese First Nation on Monday, leading to the arrest of two suspects.

Rocky RCMP responded at about 5:30 p.m. to an active threat on the O’Chiese First Nation.

Police were dispatched to a reported shooting on the reserve. Responding officers soon discovered that four people had been shot in three different locations.

All four victims are believed to have non-life-threatening injuries.

Additional resources, including the RCMP Emergency Response Team, were deployed to support the local officers.

Two suspects were later taken into custody, and police believe the threat to the community is over.

Additional RCMP resources were deployed to investigate the gun crime.

The identity of the victims and suspects are not being released at this time. According to Rocky RCMP, further details will be made public once charges have been officially laid.

Previously, police had urged all residents of the O’Chiese First Nation to stay indoors when the situation was in progress.

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