UPDATE #2: The Grande Prairie RCMP sent out a release this morning, saying that 22 year-old Dakota Jackson Grey has been charged with attempted murder in relation to a shooting that involved a Grande Prairie city maintenance worker early Saturday morning.
In addition to the attempted murder charge, Grey has also been charged with two counts of possessing a firearm contrary to a prohibition order, and one count each of: discharging a firearm with intent, pointing a firearm, careless use of a firearm, knowledge of, and unauthorized possession of a firearm, possessing a firearm in a motor vehicle, and possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Grey remains in custody and is due to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on February 7th.
UPDATE – A reporter in Grande Prairie has tweeted the suspect was arrested Saturday afternoon.
— William Vavrek (@williamvavrek) February 3, 2018
The RCMP also released more information about the shooting early Saturday.
Detachment members as well as Police Dog Service attended the location but were unable to locate the suspect. Police investigation revealed that the grader and the suspect vehicle were involved in a collision. The suspect exited his vehicle and fired shots at the grader. The male suspect then left the area on foot.
The driver of the grader was not shot but was taken to hospital with minor injuries and later released.
GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – Grande Prairie RCMP are looking for the public’s help to locate a wanted male after an overnight shooting.
Dakota Jackson Grey, age 22, of Grande Prairie currently has a warrant for his arrest issued by Edmonton Police Service for robbery and was also involved in an overnight shooting in Grande Prairie.
Grey is considered armed and dangerous and could be in the Grande Prairie area. The RCMP say he has a number of tattoos, including a very notable one on the left cheek of his face.
Anyone who encounters him is advised to not approach him and to contact your local police immediately.
If you have information on this or any other crime and wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com