A jam-packed courtroom in La Loche heard Judge McIvor’s decision today: The now 20-year-old shooter who killed four people and injured seven others in La Loche in January 2016 will be sentenced as an adult on March 16, 2018 in Meadow Lake.
Family, friends, and community members gathered Thursday evening in Meadow Lake to remember Kegan McCallum by participating in a candlelight vigil walk. The 17-year-old died in hospital Monday, Nov. 13 after being shot in a home on Meadow Lake’s west side.
The court case of a La Loche teen who shot 11 people in January 2016, killing four and injuring seven is now adjourned until Monday, Sept. 11, when Judge Janet McIvor will fix a final date for sentencing.
Proceedings in the sentencing hearing for the shootings in La Loche were set to resume this morning, but have now been delayed as former Crown prosecutor Lloyd Stang has been appointed to the bench as a judge. Further Crown cross-examination will take place on Monday, Sept. 11.
August 25, 2017 - 12:26pmUpdated: August 25, 2017 - 2:40pm
Final arguments are on hold in the sentencing hearing for a La Loche male youth who shot 11 people in January 2016, killing four and injuring seven. This comes after two defence witness diagnosed the shooter with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.