On April 18, at about 8:05 p.m., Gypsumville RCMP responded to a shooting at a business in Lake St. Martin First Nation.

Immediately officers and Emergency Medical Services responded and located an injured 34-year-old man. He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

RCMP identified a suspect and he was arrested.

Memphis Beardy, 20, has been charged with:

  • Discharge Firearm with Intent
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Firearm knowing Possession is Unauthorized
  • Disguised with Intent to Commit Offence
  • Possession of Restricted Firearm with Ammo Without Licence
  • Pointing a Firearm
  • Possession of Firearm/Ammunition in Motor Vehicle
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Careless Use of Firearm
  • Weapon Possession contrary to order x2
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Using Firearm in the Commission of an Offence

Gypsumville RCMP continue to investigate.