51-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in relation to a fatal shooting in Hanmer ON

Greater Sudbury Police responded to a Weapons Complaint outside of a residence on Rita Street in Hanmer on July 12th at approximately 7:00pm.

According to reports, an altercation occurred at a social gathering that lead to the shooting of a 50-year-old man. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. The 51-year-old shooter was was also treated for self-inflicted injuries, and placed in custody.

The accused was charged with numerous Criminal Code offences including;

  • First Degree Murder
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose x3
  • Careless Use of a Firearm x2
  • Firearm – Use While Committing an Offence
  • Pointing a Firearm x2
  • Discharge Firearm with Intent

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