Cold Lake RCMP investigate shooting on Elizabeth Metis Settlement

Cold Lake, Alberta – Cold Lake RCMP with the assistance of Cold Lake General Investigation Section (GIS), Bonnyville GIS, Eastern Alberta District GIS and the Lakeland Crime Reduction Unit (LCRU) have charged one suspect in relation to a shooting incident on Elizabeth Metis Settlement.

On Aug. 31, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP responded to a report of shooting of an adult male on the Elizabeth Metis Settlement. Police arrived and found the victim was shot three times. The victim was air lifted via STARS air ambulance to an Edmonton hospital with serious life threatening injuries. A suspect was arrested without incident.

Dwayne Jacknife (50) of Cold Lake was charged with:

· Discharge firearm with intent

· Assault with a weapon

Adult male shot three times
(File Photo) Adult male shot three times

He was remanded into custody after a judicial hearing but has since been released. His next scheduled appearance is in Cold Lake Provincial Court on Sept. 23, 2020.

As this matter is now before the court, there will be no further updates.

Cold Lake RCMP

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