October 22, 2015 - 8:58 AM
ENDERBY - An attempted murder charge has been laid in connection with a shooting near Enderby.
Norman Dybdal, 58, faces charges of attempted murder with a firearm and aggravated assault in relation to the Oct. 19 incident in Enderby.
Dybdal allegedly shot a 55-year-old man multiple times that evening, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries. The Vernon RCMP issued a statement Thursday afternoon saying the victim is in critical, but stable condition.
Police are releasing few details about the incident, saying only that the two men knew each other and the attack was targeted. RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy said Tuesday there is not believed to be any threat to public safety.
Details including the victim’s name, the type of firearm used, and the relationship of the men have not been released. Police will not say what led to the shooting.
Dybdal next appears in court Oct. 27.
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— This story was updated at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 2015 to say the victim remains in critical, but stable condition.
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