On February 28, 2020 at approximately 1:40 p.m. Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a report of shots fired near Queen Elizabeth School in Wetaskiwin. Members arrived on scene and located a male suspect near the school. Witnesses on scene identified the male as the shooter. Members learned that prior to the shooting the suspect had got into a physical altercation with another male, who he then robbed and fired a shot toward that male when he tried to leave. The male suspect then went inside a residence and pointed the gun at a female, assaulted and choked her. The male victim was not injured. The female victim had minor injuries.
One semi automatic rifle SKS was located inside the residence.
Bryatt Dreylan Threefingers (23) of Maskwacis was arrested and has been charged with the following:
· Using a Firearm in the Commission of an Offence (x2)
· Careless Use of a Firearm
· Discharge Firearm with intent
· Pointing a Firearm (x2)
· Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
· Possession of a Firearm contrary to Prohibition order (x2)
· Resisting a Peace Officer
· Assault on a Police Officer
· Robbery with a Firearm
· Overcoming Resistance to the Commission of an indictable offence
Bryatt THREEFINGER was brought before a Justice of the Peace and was remanded and is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin court on March 24, 2020.
If anyone has information regarding this suspect, they are asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment at 780-312-7267 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”
Submitted by the Wetaskiwin RCMP