July 7, 2014 9:07 am

Suspect charged with attempted murder after man shot in Williams Lake

Police charge five impaired drivers overnight Thursday.

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HALIFAX – Police in Halifax say a man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot in the Williams Lake area.

Investigators say officers were called to Williams Lake Road Sunday night after reports that a man had been shot.

Police say a 46-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, although he is now in stable condition.

Officers searched the area and arrested five people without incident.

Four people were released from custody and one 20-year-old man is facing a slew of charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

He’s expected to appear in court Monday.

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