Police have laid over 100 charges after a recent crime spree that ended near Gibbons.
 
On Mar.27, shortly after 4 p.m., police responded to a possible home invasion and kidnapping in Edmonton.
 
Reportedly, two men were abducted at gunpoint, assaulted and robbed by a group of individuals. The men were able to escape with non-life-threatening injuries.

Around 10:30 p.m., police spotted the vehicle believed to have been involved in the kidnapping. The vehicle allegedly met with a second vehicle, which was later found to have been taken from Fort Saskatchewan.

Both vehicles left Edmonton on Highway 15 and were involved in a road rage incident.

The suspects stopped at the intersection of 18th Street and Manning Drive and a firearm was allegedly discharged, hitting a nearby motorist.

The motorist, a 38-year-old man, lost control of his vehicle and veered into a ditch.
 
According to police, homicide detectives were called in as they didn't expect the victim to survive. Edmonton Police Services have confirmed the victim wasn't known to the suspects and is now in stable condition.

Following the shooting, both suspect vehicles continued to travel northbound toward Gibbons, where they were later stopped with the assistance of Air1, the EPS Canine and Tactical Unit, Northeast Division officers and the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP.
 
Five people, including three youth, were allegedly involved in the crime spree.
 
20-year-old Cashton L’Hirondelle and 22-year-old Patrick Boyd are both facing over 40 charges. Some of the major charges include two counts of kidnapping with a firearm, seven counts of possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, six counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm and ammunition in a motor vehicle and four counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm.
 
Three youth, two females and one male, have also been charged with a series of firearm offences which include possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon with ammunition.
 
The three youth cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
 
An investigation is still ongoing.
 

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