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Suspect faces multiple charges after two people shot Tuesday in Fredericton

A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting Tuesday. File/Global News

A 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting Tuesday on the northside of Fredericton.

Skylar Troy Robert Michaud was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, breach of a firearms prohibition order and with breach of probation.

City police said today further charges are expected, adding that Michaud is scheduled to return to court on Monday, Oct. 18.

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Police were called to Canada Street Tuesday afternoon for reports of a shooting.

They said two adult males were shot but their injuries were not life-threatening.

The suspect was arrested later that day, and investigators said they didn’t believe the shooting to be random.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 13, 2021.

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