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Hatchet-wielding man faces attempted murder charge in Grande Prairie

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GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – A 38 year-old man from the Edmonton area is facing a charge of attempted murder after an incident in the Swan City over the weekend.

Mounties in Grande Prairie were dispatched to assist paramedics at a home on the city’s east side early Sunday morning.

Police noted that a male victim was found outside the home with injuries sustained in a hatchet attack. The man sustained significant trauma and was taken to hospital, though he has since been released and is expected to make a full recovery.

38 year-old Leduc County resident Ronald Ernest Gauthier was arrested a short time later, and has been charged with Attempted Murder. Gauthier is due to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court later today.

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If you have information about this investigation or any other investigation, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-380-5701, or if you want to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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