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RCMP charge man in attempted murder
Inverness County District RCMP has charged a man in relation to an attempted murder in Egypt Falls.
On September 6, at approximately 1:30 p.m., police responded to a complaint of a man having been shot on Keppoch Rd. in Egypt Falls. Police learned that the man had been in a disagreement with two other men prior to being shot. The two men then fled the scene.
Both men were located by police a short time later and were arrested without incident. Both were held in custody overnight. The victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Donald Joseph Googoo, 35, of We’koqma’q First Nation, has been charged with Attempted Murder. Googoo appeared in Port Hawkesbury Provincial Court yesterday and was remanded into custody. Googoo will next appear in court on September 9 at 9:30 a.m.
The second man was released without being charged.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Inverness/Richmond Street Crime Enforcement Unit at 902-625-4164. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.