(Black Press file photo.)

(Black Press file photo.)

Rocky police charge three suspects after pellet gun shootings

Three incidents results in several injuries

Rocky Mountain House police have charged three suspects after several people were injured in pellet gun shootings

Three separate incidents, resulting in injuries, were reported to police.

Two occured on Nov. 18, when victims were hit by pellets fired from a suspect vehicle. A vehicle was later identified by RCMP and arrests were made Friday.

Investigators allege these same suspects were also connected to a prior pellet gun shooting on Nov. 5.

One adult male and two male youths were charged and released. Each face 10 criminal charges, including aggravated assault, criminal negligence causing bodily harm and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The youths are to appear in court on Dec. 21 and Jan. 22. The adult is to appear in court on Dec. 16. (A publication ban prevents the release of the name of the accused adult.)

“I ask that the community members in Rocky Mountain House who… feel angry about these incidents, be patient with the judicial process” says Sergeant Trevor Shea, of Rocky RCMP Detachment.

He thanked residents for assisting the RCMP on these cases.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP