Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 30, 2012 18:53 ET

Charges Laid for Incident at CFB Shilo

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 30, 2012) - The Canadian Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS), the investigative arm of the Canadian Forces Military Police, charged a member of the Canadian Forces (CF) for attempted murder and other charges on July 30, 2012, in relation to an incident that occurred at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Shilo on July 29, 2012.

Master Corporal Clarence Stillman, who is posted to CFB Shilo, was charged with two counts of attempted murder contrary to section 239 of the Criminal Code of Canada (CCC), four counts of careless use of a firearm contrary to section 86 of the CCC, four counts of pointing a firearm contrary to section 87 of the CCC, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to section 88 of the CCC.

Another member of the CF was treated for a non life-threatening gun shot wound as a result of the altercation.

The CFNIS is an independent Military Police unit with a mandate to investigate serious and sensitive matters in relation to National Defence property, DND employees and CF personnel serving in Canada and abroad.

For more information about the CFNIS, please go to http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/view-news-afficher-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=2824

For more information about the CFNIS Investigation Process, please go to http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/view-news-afficher-nouvelles-eng.asp?id=2960

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