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
- 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.