One of two attempted murder suspects in custody

One of the two suspects in an attempted murder in Central Alberta has been arrested.

Andrew Waunch

Andrew Waunch

One of the two suspects in an attempted murder in Central Alberta has been arrested and charged.

Andrew Waunch, 30, also known as Navee, was arrested early Monday by Red Deer City RCMP, Sgt. Patricia Neely, Southern Alberta media relations officer confirmed.

Sylvan Lake RCMP said Friday that Waunch was a suspect in two incidents — an attempted murder near Sylvan Lake that took place on June 3 and a carjacking at gunpoint that took place on Friday at 11:30 a.m. near Olds.

Waunch has been charged with attempted murder and unlawful confinement following the incident in Sylvan Lake. The investigation into this incident is ongoing, with little information being released. Police said they are withholding the name of the victim to protect his identity and ensure his safety as the investigation continues.

Waunch is also charged with robbery in connectiion with the carjacking.

The second suspect in the attempted murder in Sylvan Lake, Ashley Chambers, 23, is still at large.

Sylvan Lake RCMP said Friday that the two were considered armed and dangerous.

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