Cold Lake RCMP investigate drive by shooting

September 9, 2020
Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Alberta

News release

On Sept. 6 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of a residence being shot at several times on the Elizabeth Metis Settlement.

Police responded to the area and two suspect vehicles were located. A pursuit was initiated and both vehicles were immobilized after successful deployment of a tire deflation devices.

A male attempted to flee the area on foot but was tracked down by RCMP Police Dog Services.

A 36-year-old male of no fixed address was charged with seven offences which include:

  • Flight from police
  • Common nuisance - endanger life
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • Obstruct peace officer
  • Fail to comply (x2)

A 19-year-old female of Cold Lake was charged with flight from police. At the time of her arrest she was wanted in relation to a previous incident.

A 31-year-old female of Cold Lake was charged with flight from police and failing to comply with her probation.

The three accused were released after judicial hearings and are set to appear in Cold Lake provincial court on Sept. 23, 2020.

The investigation continues. Cold Lake RCMP are asking anyone with information about this shooting incident to contact Cold Lake RCMP at 780-594-3302. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


Contact information

Corporal Ronald Bumbry
EAD – Media Relations Officer

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