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Second degree murder charge approved for Moccasin Flats shooting

The Prince George RCMP says charges have been approved by the BC Prosecution Service over an early morning shooting on Jan. 5 at the former UNDU clinic in the Lower Patricia encampment known as Moccasin Flats.

“Following the recent death of the victim as the result of his injuries, this investigation has now turned from an attempted murder investigation to a second-degree murder investigation,” noted Cpl. Jennifer Cooper, Media Relations Officer for the Prince George RCMP.

The suspect, Fabian James Charlie, remains in custody as the investigation continues by the Prince George RCMP’s serious crime unit.

Anyone with information about the shooting or any other criminal offence, can contact the Prince George detachment at 250-561-3300 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca

Tom Summer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Alaska Highway News