Published June 15, 2012
A close friend says the armoured truck guard sought by police after a deadly heist at the University of Alberta had been on the job for only three months.
Steven Munz says Travis Baumgartner wanted to eventually become a police officer and was excited when he landed the job with G4S.
Munz says the 21-year-old completed two-weeks of training with the company in Calgary before starting night shifts in Edmonton.
Munz is surprised police consider Baumgartner a person of interest after the bloody heist.
He says Baumgartner lives with his mother and step-sister in Sherwood Park, a bedroom community just east of Edmonton.
Police say Baumgartner was on shift with the four guards who were shot - three of them fatally.
They say Baumgartner is not a suspect because investigators are not sure what role, if any, he played in the shootings.