Two charged after gun incident in Inglewood

Red Deer RCMP have arrested and charged two people following a gun incident in Inglewood on Sunday.

Red Deer RCMP have arrested and charged two people following a gun incident in Inglewood on Sunday.

Police said they received a complaint at about 2:40 p.m. that a male went to a residence on Irwin Crescent and waved a firearm during an altercation with the residents, a 26-year-old male and a 20-year-old female.

Police said they believe the incident involved the collection of a debt.

The suspect, known to both victims, allegedly pointed a loaded firearm at one of the victims and then left in a green SUV.

RCMP found the suspect vehicle and stopped it. Two male occupants, Devin Funk, 23, and Daniel Zeluf, 22, were arrested.

Police seized a loaded firearm from the vehicle.

Funk, of Red Deer, has been charged with extortion with a firearm; use of a firearm in commission of an offence; transporting a firearm carelessly; careless use of a firearm; pointing a firearm; possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose; possessing firearm in motor vehicle; possessing a loaded prohibited firearm; possessing a firearm obtained by crime; and failure to comply with an undertaking.

Zeluf, of no fixed address, has been charged with extortion with a firearm; use of a firearm in commission of offence; and possession of a prohibited firearm in motor vehicle.

Both men have been remanded into custody and will appear in Red Deer provincial court on Thursday.

RCMP continue to investigate.

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