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