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Charges laid in February Grimshaw shooting case

GRIMSHAW, A.B. – The Peace Regional RCMP have arrested one man in relation to a shooting that occurred in the Grimshaw area on the evening of February 12th.

Shortly after 9:00 p.m., the Peace Regional RCMP responded to a call where a man was found to have been shot before he walked into a local store and locked himself in the bathroom. When police arrived, they located a vehicle in the parking lot with smashed out windows.

The police investigation has uncovered that the male victim was lured to a separate location where he was shot. The victim remains in hospital recovering from his injuries. Police believe this was not a random act and there is no additional risk to public safety.

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On March 10, police charged Dustin Tyler St. Laurent with multiple criminal offences in relation to the shooting. St Laurent face charges of:

  • Attempted Murder
  • Conspiracy to Commit Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Possession of a Weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a Firearm while prohibited
  • Mischief
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Breach of Recognizance

St. Laurent will make his next appearance in Peace River Provincial Court on March 27th.

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