Suspect wanted on several charges after man shot in southern Alberta

Mounties in southern Alberta are asking for help finding a suspect after a man was shot near Pincher Creek last week.

RCMP say officers were called to the community of Brocket on the Piikani Nation Reserve around 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday.

Officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his foot. The suspect fled before officers arrived.

Investigators have identified the suspect as 32-year-old Mitchel Brandon from Lethbridge. RCMP have issued a warrant for his arrest on 11 charges.

  • Aggravated assault
  • Discharge firearm with intent
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Possession of a firearm in a motor vehicle
  • Using a firearm in the commission of an offence
  • Firearms possession contrary to order (x3)
  • Possession of a firearm while unauthorized
  • Driving while prohibited

He is described as 5’6″ tall, 170 lbs. with a fair complexion, brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing all black, including a black Helly Hansen jacket and a black Chicago Bulls hat.

Police believe the suspect fled in a 1996 white Chevy Suburban K2500 with the Alberta licence plate CAC 453.

Anyone with information being asked to contact Piikani RCMP, or CrimeStoppers anonymously.

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