St-Arnaud evaluated for forensic criminal responsibility

survenue-magog-fin-fevrierTimothy St. Arnaud is able to deal with court proceedings, but he will be evaluated again in forensic psychiatry for his ability at the time of gestures occurring in Magog at the end of February 2016.

St. Arnaud was behind a shooting in Magog.

Timothy St. Arnaud, 30, is accused of armed assault on police and assault causing injury.

After learning of the psychiatric report concerning the ability to appear in St. Arnaud prepared by Dr. Karine Forget psychiatrist, Judge Conrad Chapdelaine of the Court of Québec has declared fit to face court proceedings.

Counsel for the defense Me Jessyka Duval legal assistance requested that St. Arnaud is referred to again in psychiatry to assess criminal responsibility at the time of the actions under Article 16 of the Criminal Code.

St. Arnaud was shot around 2 am on the night of February 28 to 29, when officers of the Memphremagog Police Authority intervened on St. Luc street, following an emergency call .

The officers who participated in the shooting at the corner of Saint Luke and Saint-Jean-Bosco in Magog were supported psychologically.

Officers from the Memphremagog police board had opened fire in the direction of a man aged 30, apparently in crisis. The investigation was entrusted to the Sûreté du Québec.

The man reached the police had in his hands a knife and an air rifle and was threatening at the time of the events.

It’s Me Andy Drouin who represents the prosecution in this case.

Timothy St. Arnaud will return to court on April 18.

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