Swiftwolfe to return to court Sept. 24

The individual arrested in connection to a shooting incident on Moosomin First Nation will make his next court appearance Sept. 24 by closed-circuit TV.

Jonathan Swiftwolfe appeared briefly in North Battleford provincial court Wednesday by CCTV. The reason for the adjournment is to allow time to line up alternative counsel for Swiftwolfe, due to conflicts at the North Battleford Legal Aid office in the case.

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The shooting incident took place Sept. 1 on Saulteaux First Nation, in which an individual was shot in the leg. Swiftwolfe faces 11 counts including aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, assault, possession of stolen property, being unlawfully in a dwelling house, and other charges. 


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