Man facing charges after shots fired at West Lethbridge home

By CHAT News Today
April 16, 2018 - 1:56pm

LETHBRIDGE, AB — A 32-year-old Lethbridge man is facing charges after several shots were fired at a home on the city’s west side on Sunday.

At approximately 9 p.m. members of the Lethbridge Police Service, including the tactical team, responded to a 911 call reporting a man had fired several rounds into a home along Heritage Boulevard. Four people escaped the home safely and the area was cordoned off as police attempted to determine the suspect’s whereabouts. The suspected was not located following a search of the residence.

After clearing the home, police moved to a second location on Dalhousie Court, but did not find a suspect at that home. Following further investigation, officers learned the suspect had fled in a vehicle and left the city.

At approximately 1:45 a.m., RCMP located the suspect. Following a pursuit, the suspect pulled over near Granum. According to officers, the suspect allegedly refused to obey orders from the officer and was attempting to re-enter the vehicle when he was taken into custody.

No injuries were reported, and the suspect remains in custody.

The suspect cannot be named until charges are sworn against him. The investigation is ongoing. Police say the incident was a targeted attack, and all parties involved are known to each other.

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