Coaldale, Alberta – On May 26, 2023, at 4:40 p.m., Coaldale RCMP responded to a report of a male with a handgun shooting at a residence in Coaldale. The male was reported to have left the area and was heading towards Lethbridge. While on Highway 3, the same male was reported to have shot at a vehicle beside him while travelling at highway speeds.
Officers located the suspect at Highway 3 and 43 Street in Lethbridge, Alta., where he was arrested by Coaldale RCMP, with the assistance of Lethbridge Police Services. A pistol was located in the vehicle and was determined to be a Winchester BB gun replica of a 1911 pistol.
Danial Ferguson (37), a resident of Coaldale, has been charged with the following offences:
Pointing a firearm (times 2)
Discharging a firearm with intent (times 2)
Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
Mischief (times 2)
Ferguson was held for a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and was remanded for Alberta Court of Justice in Lethbridge on May 29, 2023.
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