On June 22, 2022 at 3:30 p.m., Rimbey RCMP received a report of youths discharging Airsoft guns at parked vehicles and students at the Rimbey Junior Senior School parking lot.

Upon arrival, RCMP interviewed witnesses and determined that three students reported being shot at, and two of them were hit.  The students shot did not require medical treatment or hospitalization.

On June 23, 2022, Rimbey RCMP arrested three youth, ages 16 and 17. All three have been charged with:

  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Assault with a Weapon

All three youth have been released from custody for court either on August 3, 2022, or September 7, 2022, at Rimbey Provincial Court. 

These offences occurred in or around school property after school had closed for the day.