Battlefords RCMP are continuing to investigate shots fired yesterday, and arrests have been made.
On Friday, Nov. 1, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Battlefords RCMP received numerous calls indicating that gun shots were fired on the 400 block of 33rd Street in Battleford. RCMP responded and located a residence that had been hit multiple times. RCMP spoke with the occupants of the residence and confirmed there were no injuries, however the occupants refused to cooperate with investigators. The residence was seized and processed for evidence. Neighbours provided RCMP with a vehicle description, and despite making extensive patrols, the vehicle was not located.
At approximately 2 p.m., RCMP on patrol came across a vehicle that matched the description from the earlier shooting. RCMP tried to stop the vehicle and it immediately fled at a high rate of speed. The suspect vehicle blew through a stop sign at the intersection of 109th and 13th Avenue, hitting another vehicle and flipping it on to its roof. RCMP arrested a 23-year-old male from St Albert, Alta, and a 17-year-old female from the Poundmaker First Nation. Both suspects sustained non-life threatening injuries in the collision, the driver of the other vehicle was not injured. RCMP located a loaded long barrel firearm and several cans of bear spray in the suspect vehicle.
The investigation is continuing and numerous charges are pending.
RCMP Investigators have laid the following charges on:
Kane Nicotine 23-years-old of St Albert, Alta.
-Flight from police
-Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm X 2
-Possession of stolen property.
-Possess firearm in a vehicle.
-Possess weapon while prohibited X 3
-Possession of a Prohibited Weapon X 3
-Mischief under $,5000.
The investigation continues and further charges are anticipated. Kane Nicotine will be remanded into custody.
The 17-year-old female will not be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and charges are pending.