4 more men charged in connection with Grande Prairie mall shooting

An RCMP officer is seen in the food court of the Prairie Mall in Grande Prairie, Alta. on Sept. 15, 2016. CREDIT: William Vavrek Photography

Four more men have been charged after a shooting at Prairie Mall in Grande Prairie, Alta. that injured three people Sept. 15.

Following a fight in the food court, a single shot was fired. That one bullet seriously injured one man and caused minor injuries to two innocent bystanders, RCMP said.

The mall was put on lockdown and evacuated after the shooting.

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RCMP said they believed the shooter and the initial victim knew each other.

On Sept. 21, one suspect wanted in connection with the shooting was arrested in Calgary. Liban Musse, 23, was wanted on an Alberta-wide warrant for six different charges including reckless discharge of a firearm, discharging a firearm with intent and carrying a concealed weapon. Musse was scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 26.

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Officers examined surveillance video of the incident and said the other men involved ran away.

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On Wednesday, RCMP said four Grande Prairie residents were facing charges:

  • Richard Vaillancourt, 49, (charged with robbery) will appear in court on Nov. 28;
  • Doug Wheeler, 33, (charged with assault) will appear in court on Oct. 19;
  • Tevin Watson, 24, (charged with failing to comply with conditions) appeared in court in September;
  • Kyle Tyler-Ross, 25, (charged with failing to comply with conditions) appeared in court in September.

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