Shooting suspect makes first court appearance

The suspect arrested in connection with Monday's shooting incident was scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.

The suspect arrested in connection with Monday’s shooting incident which prompted city-wide school closures and a residential lockdown was scheduled to make his first court appearance Wednesday.

According to court documents, Xavier Sky Kalelest is charged with possessing an unauthorized firearm, having a loaded/unloaded prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunition, wilfully resisting or obstructing a peace officer and mischief endangering life.

Kalelest is currently in police custody and will address the charges in Williams Lake Provincial Court.