September 3, 2014 2:58 pm
Updated: September 3, 2014 2:59 pm

UPDATE: Suspect in fatal south Edmonton shooting turns himself in

Collin James COURTEOREILLE, 20

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EDMONTON – After a Canada-wide warrant was issued Tuesday for a man wanted in connection with a fatal Edmonton shooting, the suspect turned himself in to police.

Wanted on warrants for numerous firearm-related charges, including manslaughter while using a firearm, 20-year-old Collin James Courteoreille turned himself in to Stony Plain RCMP Tuesday afternoon.

Courteoreille was wanted in connection with an Aug. 25, 2014 shooting just north of Whyte Avenue.

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At around 4:40 p.m., police found an injured man who had been shot in the head. He was found in an apartment suite in the area of 105 Street and 83 Avenue.

Paramedics treated him on scene and took him to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim, 20-year-old Sylvin St. Pierre, later passed away.

READ MORE: Edmonton police investigating shooting near Whyte Ave 

On August 29, the medical examiner conducted an autopsy and determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Courteoreille is now in Edmonton police custody and will be remanded until September 11, when he is scheduled to appear in court.

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