RCMP charge two in connection to shooting death of child

Police have made arrests in connection to the drive-by shooting death of Ethan Yellowbird, a five year-old boy who was killed last summer in Samson Cree First Nation, Alta.

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Police have made arrests in connection to the drive-by shooting death of Ethan Yellowbird, a five year-old boy who was killed last summer in Samson Cree First Nation, Alta.

Yellowbird was shot in the middle of the night as he slept in his bed.

The RCMP said they’ve arrested two young offenders and charged them with manslaughter.

Police are now searching for a third young offender who will face the same charges.

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