Norman Bird returns to court Nov. 14

The charges against shooting suspect Norman Bird will return to court Nov. 14.

Bird, 24, faces some 45 charges including pointing a firearm, uttering threats, aggravated assault, forcible confinement, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, discharging a firearm recklessly, robbery with a firearm, evading police and assault of a police officer. He was wanted on an arrest warrant in September in relation to a shooting of a woman on Sept. 11. In October, he was arrested following a vehicle pursuit that ended when a police vehicle was struck by the one Bird was in.

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He appeared in North Battleford Provincial Court Wednesday morning before Judge Dan O’Hanlon.

The indication from his counsel Andrew Lyster is that more time was needed, so an adjournment was granted. Bird returns to court Nov. 14, for election. He remains remanded in custody. 


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