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St. Albert RCMP shooter identified as Shawn Rehn

Global News

EDMONTON — St. Albert RCMP has identified the man responsible for shooting two Mounties inside a casino early Saturday morning.

RCMP say 34-year-old Shawn Maxwell Rehn, of the greater Edmonton area, was known to police.

A family member of Rehn tells Global News he had a lengthy criminal history and was in and out of jail. According to media reports from 2005, a warrant for Rehn’s arrest was issued after he allegedly forced his way into a residence and robbed a man at gunpoint. Rehn was 24 years old at the time.

Rehn was found dead inside a rural St. Albert-area home after an intense manhunt. The search for Rehn began early Saturday morning after an altercation inside the Apex Casino, where RCMP Cst. David Wynn and Auxiliary Constable Derek Bond were shot.

Police tracked Rehn to a rural home southeast of the Sturgeon Valley Golf and Country Club. Once inside, officers found…

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