A man from Leduc County has been charged with attempted murder after a hatchet attack in Grande Prairie. Police and EMS were called to a home on the east side of the city early Sunday morning.
The victim of the attack was found outside and had sustained significant trauma. He was taken to hospital, but has since been released and is expected to recover.
RCMP investigation led them to arrest 38 year old Ronald Ernest Gauthier, who is expected to appear in court today. It’s believed this was an isolated incident and the public isn’t at risk.
Police ask anyone with information to contact the local detachment or Crime Stoppers.