On Wednesday afternoon, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced that a warrant had been issued for the arrest of 22-year-old Selena Charles. Charles is accused of disability and an arrest warrant has been issued.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said a patrol car was fired upon during a chase Sunday morning. The bullets hit the windshield of the car and punctured the radiator.
Police said they believed Charles was inside the suspicious car and managed to escape.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is still searching for two men accused in connection with the shooting. Terrance Daigneault, 29, also known as Terrance Kenny, is wanted for attempted murder and intentional firing of a firearm.
Also, 36-year-old Alan Sanderson is wanted for obstruction and possession of a firearm in a vehicle without a permit.
Police are warning the public not to approach any of the three people if they are spotted and to call the police instead.
Selena Charles is 5 feet 4 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.
“The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Saskatchewan is working tirelessly to locate and apprehend those responsible,” Sobet said. Ted Munro, Commander of the Northern District of the Saskatchewan Police Department, in a press 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 Federation (FSIN) also examined the case, and asked the three suspects to 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, police said the driver got out of the car and fled. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said that another person got out of the car and started shooting at the patrol car, while the Royal Canadian Mounted Police also exchanged fire.
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.