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First-degree murder charges laid against suspect in Nanaimo mill shooting
Two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder have been laid against a 47-year-old Nanaimo man in connection with the shooting Wednesday at the Western Forest Products.
Kevin Douglas Addison of Nanaimo was arrested and taken into custody shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday and charged later that day.
Police allege Addison was involved in a shooting that claimed the lives of Michael John Lunn, 61, and Fred James McEachern, 53.
Two other males were also shot and suffered significant injuries.
A judicial bail hearing was held Wednesday night at the Nanaimo RCMP detachment. Addison was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Nanaimo provincial court today (Thursday) at 10:15 a.m.