Abasand Shooting Sends One To Hospital in Serious Condition, Man Charged With Assault

One person is being treated for serious life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Abasand.

On February 14, around 7:50 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP received reports of a potential shooting at a home in the neighbourhood.

After arriving they found one person who appeared to have a gun-shot wound.

They were quickly transported to the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre before being airlifted to Edmonton.

A man was arrested at the residence while police also seized several firearms and ammunition.

He’s since been charged with aggravated assault, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, and careless use of a firearm.

The accused is not being named as RCMP note it would identify the victim.

He is currently in custody and was scheduled to make a court appearance on Wednesday.

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