Kathy Gallant

Police escort the youth into the Government of Saskatchewan building where court was held in La Loche this morning.
Police escort the youth into the Government of Saskatchewan building where court was held in La Loche this morning. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

Reactions mixed as La Loche shooter sentenced as adult

By Kathy Gallant
February 23, 2018 - 3:16pm

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.

The home where Kegan McCallum was fatally shot on Monday, Nov. 13.
The home where Kegan McCallum was fatally shot on Monday, Nov. 13. Kathy Gallant/meadowlakeNOW Staff

15-year-old charged with manslaughter after fatal shooting

By Kathy Gallant
November 16, 2017 - 2:19pm

15-year-old teen known to the youth who was shot to death was arrested this morning and charged with manslaughter.

The youth, who cannot be named due to provisions under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is also charged with possession of a loaded prohibited firearm and public mischief.

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