Strathmore RCMP lay attempted murder charges | DrumhellerMail

Strathmore RCMP lay attempted murder charges

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Strathmore RCMP have laid charges in relation to a shooting incident that occurred last week in Wheatland County.

On July 29 at 6:10 p.m., Strathmore RCMP responded to a report of an injured male and female on a rural property in Wheatland County.

Police located an adult male suffering from serious life-threatening injuries and an adult female suffering serious non-life threatening injuries. Both were transported via EMS to hospital. 

It is alleged the male was shot with a firearm and the female was run over by a vehicle at their residence during an altercation with two other adults known to the victims. 

Jesse Lane Roberts, 24, of Wheatland County has been charged with attempted murder with a firearm, attempted murder with a vehicle, pointing a firearm, and assault with a weapon.

Following a judicial hearing, Roberts was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Strathmore on Aug. 21, 2020.

As these matters are now before the courts, no further updates will be provided.