Red Deer home invasion suspect caught

One of two men charged in connection with a home invasion in Red Deer early Sunday morning has been arrested.

One of two men charged in connection with a home invasion in Red Deer early Sunday morning has been arrested.

Red Deer City RCMP laid charges on Monday, naming two Red Deer men suspected of bursting into a home on Overdown Drive at about 1 a.m. and shooting a man inside numerous times with BBs fired from an air pistol.

Jade Slofstra, 23, was subsequently arrested on charges, including use of an imitation weapon to commit a break and enter, break and enter of a dwelling, carrying a weapon to commit an offence, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

Police continue to search for a second suspect. Miguel MacPherson, 23, is co-accused with Slofstra on the charges laid in connection with the Sunday morning incident.

Red Deer City RCMP that anyone who has information that could assist them in making the arrest call the detachment at 403-343-5575. To remain anonymous, submit information online to www.tipsubmit.com or call Crime Stoppers, 1-800-222-8477.

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