2 dead, man in custody after shooting in Faro, Yukon: RCMP


Two people are dead, another person is critically injured, and a man is in custody facing murder, attempted murder and assault charges, after Tuesday’s shooting rocked the remote community of Faro, Yukon.

Chief Supt. Scott Sheppard, commanding officer of Yukon RCMP, told a Wednesday afternoon news conference that the shooting happened about 24 hours earlier and that a 42-year-old woman and a 73-year-man were killed. Another man was critically injured, but is in stable condition, he said, declining to name the victims out of respect for their families.

The suspect was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon, Sheppard said, about an hour after the first shots were reported. He said the initial call to police was about a

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