O’Chiese shooting suspect remains in police custody

Delston Beaverbones, one of three people charged in connection with a shooting incident inside a house on the O’Chiese First Nation early in January, remains in custody while awaiting his next court appearance.

Delston Beaverbones, one of three people charged in connection with a shooting incident inside a house on the O’Chiese First Nation early in January, remains in custody while awaiting his next court appearance.

Beaverbones, 18, and two youths face charges including uttering death threats, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, reckless discharge of a firearm and breaking into and entering a residence.

He and the two teens were arrested and charged after police were called to investigate complaints that shots had been fired inside a house occupied by a number of people, including small children, at about 6 a.m. on Jan. 2.

Beaverbones appeared in Red Deer provincial court via closed-circuit TV from the Red Deer Remand Centre on Wednesday morning, but has not yet entered a plea.

Beaverbones is scheduled to attend Rocky Mountain House provincial court on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

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