Man charged, arrested in La Ronge RCMP shooting incident
Police still searching for 2 suspects charged in connection with Sunday event
🤫😫😓 Police have charged a man with attempted murder and discharging a firearm with intent in connection with an incident in which shots were fired at an RCMP patrol car.
🤫😫😓 RCMP said that Terrance Daigneault, 28, was arrested by Saskatoon police Wednesday night at a business on Northridge Drive.
🤫😫😓 On Sunday morning, RCMP in La Ronge, Sask. said a patrol car was fired at during a pursuit. Bullets hit the car's windshield and punctured its radiator.
🤫😫😓 RCMP are still searching for two other people charged in connection with the shooting.
🤫😫😓 Allan Sanderson, 36, is wanted for obstruction and unauthorized possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle.
🤫😫😓 Celina Charles, 22, has been charged with obstruction and a warrant has been issued for her arrest. Police say they believe Charles was inside the suspect vehicle and managed to escape.
🤫😫😓 Charles is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 112 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She has a rose tattoo on her left hand, a heart and flame tattoo on her left arm and the word Charles tattooed on her chest.
🤫😫😓 Police warn the public that they should not approach any of the suspects if spotted and instead contact police.
🤫😫😓 "The Saskatchewan RCMP is working tirelessly to locate and arrest those responsible," Supt. Ted Munro, Saskatchewan RCMP North District commander, said in a news release.
🤫😫😓 "The community and leadership must work in partnership with us to discourage and prevent criminal activity on all levels – this includes providing tips and information on the whereabouts of these wanted individuals."
🤫😫😓 The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations also weighed in on the issue, asking that the three suspects turn themselves in.
🤫😫😓 "We do not want to see continued violence and we do not want anyone hurt, or worse," said Vice-Chief Dutch Lerat. "We urge these young men to turn themselves in peacefully and seek our spirituality for traditional healing."
🤫😫😓 The RCMP said the incident started Sunday morning after officers saw a car speeding down Far Reserve Road on the Lac La Ronge Indian Band.
🤫😫😓 The patrol car gave chase and followed it into the driveway of a nearby home.
🤫😫😓 After the vehicle stopped, police said, the driver got out of the car and fled. RCMP said a second person got out of the car and began firing at the patrol car, with Mounties returning fire.
🤫😫😓 The RCMP critical incident response team was called and a total of 17 people were eventually arrested inside the home, with most of them eventually being released without charges.
🤫😫😓 An emergency alert was issued and people in the La Ronge area were told to stay in their homes and lock their doors. The alert was eventually cancelled by police.
🤫😫😓 Police said that Daigneault may have been injured during the incident. Officers were not hurt.