Olds RCMP Investigate Shooting - Update - Arrest Of Female Suspect, Warrant Issued For Shooter

Mounties have located and arrested a 33 year old female suspect following a shooting in Mountain View County which occurred on Friday, March 20th. The identification of the shooter has also been confirmed and a warrant has been issued for a 27 year old male.

Olds, Alberta - On Monday, March 23 at 12:05 PM, Jessica Nicole McClintock was located and arrested north of Trochu with the assistance of the Crime Reduction Unit. 

The gold coloured Infinity SUV was later located and seized from an area north-east of Wimborne.  A judicial hearing was conducted for McClintock and she was released on $3000.00 no-deposit bail to attend Didsbury Provincial Court on June 24, 2020. 

Investigators have also confirmed the identification of the shooter.  Charges have been laid and an arrest warrant has been issued for Lyle Robert Walter Vance, 27, of Red Deer, for the following offences:

  • One count of unlawfully wounding, maiming, disfiguring or endangering a life (section 268 Criminal Code).
  • Two counts pointing a firearm (section 87(1) Criminal Code).
  • Two counts of discharging a firearm with Intent to (section 244 Criminal Code).
  • One count of prohibited possession of a firearm (section 117.01(1) Criminal Code).
  • One count of unlawful possession of a handgun (section 91(1) Criminal Code).
  • One count of possession of a restricted and loaded firearm (section 95(1) Criminal Code).
  • Two counts of breach of probation (section 733.1(1) Criminal Code).

The police are continuing to advise the public not to approach Vance as he may be armed and dangerous.  The second male suspect involved in this incident has not yet been located or identified. 

The Olds RCMP are asking that anyone who has any information on the whereabouts of Lyle Vance (photo attached), or any other information related to this incident or the second male suspect involved, to contact the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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Background - Sunday, March 22nd.

Olds, Alberta ~ On Friday, March 20th at approximately 2:00pm, Olds RCMP received a complaint of a shooting that occurred near Township Road 320 and Range Road 290 in Mountain View County.

A 47-year-old male from Olds suffered a firearms related injury as a result of this incident and was air lifted by STARS air ambulance to hospital.  

Police determined that three subjects, one female and two males, attended the property in a gold coloured SUV to settle a dispute over money and belongings.  The victim and two other residents were on the property at the time.  The discussion became heated and one of the males from the SUV shot the victim with a handgun. 

As the suspects fled to the SUV, the shooter took additional shots at the other male resident on the property but did not strike him.

The identification of the shooter and other male suspect is still undetermined, however police are following up on leads and tips from the public.  The female has been identified as Jessica Nicole McClintock, 33, with a last known address in Calgary.  McClintock has been charged in relation to her role in this incident and warrants have been issued for the following offences:

  • One count of unlawfully wounding, maiming, disfiguring or endangering a life (section 268 Criminal Code).
  • Two counts of discharging a firearm with intent to endanger life (Section 244 Criminal Code).

The victim remains in hospital in stable and non-life threatening condition.  The RCMP continue to investigate the identity and location of the two male suspects.  Police are also still searching for the gold coloured SUV which is believed to be an older model Infinity with after market roof lights (photo of similar vehicle attached).

The police are continuing to advise the public not to approach the suspect vehicle as the occupants are believed to be armed and dangerous.

The Olds RCMP are asking that anyone who sees the suspect vehicle, or has any other information related to this incident or the subjects involved, to contact the Olds RCMP at 403-556-3323. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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