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Arrest made after shots fired in Gregoire Lake Provincial Park

Gregoire Lake. MYMCMURRAY/File Photo.

Wood Buffalo RCMP have arrested a man involved in an armed robbery at Gregoire Lake Provincial Park.

On Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. officers responded to reports of shots fired near the park, and found a victim with a minor injury.

According to police, the victim and the suspect got into a verbal altercation, which escalated to the suspect threatening the victim, firing his firearm near her, taking her cellphone, and fleeing the area in his vehicle.

RCMP eventually found and seized the vehicle, along with the victim’s cellphone.

A 41-year-old man from Edmonton has been arrested and charged with several offences.

  • Robbery with a firearm
  • Discharge firearm while being reckless
  • Weapons possession contrary to order (x2)
  • Possession of a restricted firearm or prohibited weapon with ammunition without licenseĀ or registration
  • Uttering threats


Wood Buffalo RCMP said the man will appear in court on Aug. 8, 2022.