Rocky Mountain House RCMP Lay Attempt To Commit Murder And Firearms Charges

A 20 year old male from Rocky Mountain House has been charged following an investigation into reports of a man being shot at campground.

Clearwater County, Alberta ~ Rocky Mountain House RCMP have charged a male with attempted murder and firearm-related charges after investigation.

On Saturday, June 29th at approximately 4:30am Rocky Mountain House RCMP were called to an area hospital for reports of a male having been shot multiple times.

The shooting happened at a campground and the victim was transported by private vehicle to the hospital. He was then flown by STARS to an Edmonton hospital where he is in stable condition.

The subsequent investigation led to a male being arrested a short time later. 20 year old Edward Allister Mckenzie of Rocky Mountain House has been charged with the following offences:

· Attempted Murder
· Possession of a firearm without being holder of a license
· Use of a firearm in the commission of an offence

The accused remains in custody and will be appearing in Red Deer Provincial Court on July 5th.

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