Police respond to shooting in Norris Point; man arrested and charged

Posted: December 8, 2023 2:53 pm | Last Updated: December 8th, 2023 8:20 pm
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The RCMP have arrested and charged 56-year-old Maxwell Upwards of Norris Point following an investigation into a shooting last night at a residential property in Norris Point. At approximately 9:15 p.m., police received a report indicating that a man had been shot and was being transported to the Bonne Bay Health Centre.  The shooter was identified as Upwards.

The victim of the shooting, a male resident of Norris Point, was treated for injuries that were non-life-threatening.

Upwards was in court today and is charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Careless use of a firearm
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

Officers remain in the area today continuing with the investigation.

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