Sheshatshiu RCMP responds to residential disturbance, man charged with attempted murder

December 16, 2022
Sheshatshiu, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

Sheshatshiu RCMP has charged 36-year-old Christopher Abraham with attempted murder and multiple other offences, following a residential disturbance at a home within the community early this morning, December 16, 2022.

At approximately 7:30 a.m. today, police officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon. Upon arrival at the scene, officers located an injured man who required urgent medical attention. He was transported to the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay for medical treatment.

Abraham was arrested at the scene, attended court today and was remanded into custody. He is charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Attempted murder
  • Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose – two counts
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Mischief
  • Uttering threats

The investigation is continuing with assistance being provided by RCMP officers from Happy Valley-Goose Bay Detachment and Labrador District General Investigation Services.

Abraham's next court appearance is set for Monday afternoon.


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