Meadow Lake RCMP looking for shooting suspects

UpdateThe Saskatchewan RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two adult males who are believed to be involved in a shooting incident on Cochin Avenue in Meadow Lake on Jan. 4.

The Saskatchewan RCMP have obtained warrants of arrest the for the two adult males:

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- 33-year-old Jonathan Shane Walter Iron of Meadow Lake. He is described as being 6’1’” tall with a heavy build, and brown eyes; and

- 20-year-old Christopher Michael Nolan, of Meadow Lake. Nolan is described as being 6’0’’ with a slim build and brown eyes. He is known to frequent the Lloydminster and Edmonton areas.

If you have information that could assist police in locating Jonathan Shane Walter Iron and Christopher Michael Nolan, please contact Meadow Lake RCMP by calling 306-236-2570 or call your local police service. Information can also be submitted anonymously to Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online at www.saskcrimestoppers.com.

Background: In the early morning hours of Jan 4, a 29-year-old man was shot at several times while parked in a vehicle on Cochin Avenue in Meadow Lake.

The driver was struck once and suffered serious injuries. There were two other occupants in the vehicle who were unharmed. The vehicle was stationary at the start of the shooting and was put in motion during the incident. The car struck a power pole during the incident, caught fire and was heavily damaged. 

Meadow Lake Fire and EMS attended to the scene along with RCMP.  

The man was taken to hospital and is receiving treatment for his injuries. 

The North Battleford Provincial General Investigation Section, North Battleford Forensic Identification Services, and Meadow Lake General Investigation Section and Meadow Lake Detachment members are all assisting with the investigation.  

At the time of the incident and from the evidence gathered to date, it is believed the man was the target of the attack. This was not a random incident and the general public is not at risk. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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