Scheduling conflicts delay hearing for man charged in Mountie shooting

There is a delay in setting a preliminary hearing date for a man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of two Alberta RCMP.

CAMROSE — There is a delay in setting a preliminary hearing date for a man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of two Alberta RCMP.

Sawyer Robison appeared in Camrose court Wednesday but had his case put over to Sept. 13.

His preliminary hearing was set for October, but due to a conflict in his lawyer’s schedule, that date will now be moved.

Constables Sheldon Shah and Sid Gaudette were shot and wounded on Feb. 7 near Killam, Alta., when they went to execute a search warrant at Robison’s family farm.

Police said Robison was inside the house during the shooting, then drove off in a pickup truck.

His uncle, Brad Clarke, was found dead inside following a lengthy standoff.

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