Man charged, arrested in La Ronge RCMP shooting incident

Police have charged a man with attempted murder and a firearm with intent in connection with an incident in which a Royal Canadian Police patrol vehicle was fired upon.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Terrence Denyault, 28, was arrested by Saskatoon police on Wednesday night at a store on Northridge Drive.

Sunday morning, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in La Ronge, Saskatcheque. He said the patrol car was shot during a chase. The bullets hit the windshield of the car and punctured the radiator.

The RCMP is still searching for two other people accused in connection with the shooting.

Alan Sanderson, 36, is wanted for obstruction and possession of a firearm in a vehicle.

Alan Sanderson, 36, is charged with obstruction and possession of a firearm in a vehicle in connection with Sunday’s shooting. (RCMP)

Selena Charles, 22, has been charged with obstruction and a warrant has been issued for her arrest. Police say they believe Charles was inside the suspicious car 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.

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is looking for Selena Charles, 22, in connection with the shooting near La Ronge on Sunday. (RCMP/presenter)

Police are warning the public not to approach any of the suspects if they are spotted and to contact the police instead.

“The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Saskatchewan is working tirelessly to locate and apprehend those responsible,” Sobt. Ted Munro, North Saskatchewan County Sheriff, said in a news release.

“Community and leadership must work in partnership with us to discourage and prevent criminal activity at all levels – and this includes providing advice and information on the whereabouts of these wanted individuals.”

The Sovereign Indigenous Peoples Union also played a role in this case, and demanded that the three defendants turn themselves in.

“We don’t want to see violence continue, we don’t want anyone injured or worse,” Dutch Vice President Lirat said. “We urge these young people to surrender in peace and seek our spirituality for traditional healing.”

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the incident began on Sunday morning after officers saw a car speeding on the remote reserve highway at Lac La Ronge Indian Band.

The patrol car chased after her and followed her into the driveway of a nearby house.

After the car stopped, the police said, the driver got out of the car and fled. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said another person got out of the car and started shooting at the patrol car, and Montez responded by firing.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s Critical Incident Response Team was called, and a total of 17 people were eventually arrested inside the home, most of whom were eventually released without charge.

An emergency alert has been issued and people in the La Ronge region have been asked to stay indoors and close their doors. In the end the alert was canceled by the police.

Police said Dinault may have been injured during the accident. The officers were not injured.

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