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Man accused of gunning down 3 armoured car guards to appear in Edmonton court

Travis Baumgartner at the Aldergrove, B.C. boarder crossing, Saturday, June 16, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
June 21, 2012 - 4:00 AM

EDMONTON - A 21-year-old man accused of killing three armoured vehicle guards and injuring another during a robbery at the University of Alberta is scheduled to appear in court today.

Travis Baumgartner is expected to be formally charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Baumgartner was being held in B.C. after he was arrested at a U.S. border crossing near Abbotsford on the weekend with $330,000 in a backpack.

Police say Baumgartner was one of five guards working for G4S Canada who were loading a bank machine at the university when shots rang out.

Guards Eddie Rejano, 39, Michelle Shegelski, 26, and Brian Ilesic, 35, died at the scene.

Guard Matthew Schuman remains in critical but stable condition in hospital.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2012
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