RCMP issue warrant for shooting suspect

RCMP have announced  an arrest warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Norman “Percy” Bird in relation to the shooting of a female who arrived at Battlefords Union Hospital on Sept. 11.

The injured woman remains in hospital in stable condition, says a release from the RCMP. 

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Bird is wanted for aggravated assault, possession of a prohibited firearm with ammunition, carrying a firearm in a careless manner, discharging a firearm with intent, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, mischief under $5,000 and breach of probation.

Bird stands 5’10”, weighs 160 lbs, is of slim build and has short brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck of the word Loyalty, although it is difficult to read, say RCMP.

Anyone with information on his location is urged to contact Battlefords RCMP at 306-446-1720 or dial 911.

“Do not approach or have contact with him as he is extremely violent,” says the RCMP release.

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