Accused in N.W.T. elder shooting pleads guilty -CBC

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Accused in N.W.T. elder shooting pleads guilty

Last Updated: Monday, November 5, 2007 | 5:41 PM CT
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The young man accused in the July shooting of an elder in Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., struck a plea bargain with the Crown in a Yellowknife courtroom on Monday, pleading guilty to three of the five charges against him.

Alexis Taureau, 18, of Fort Good Hope, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering, assault with a weapon, and firing a firearm with the intent of causing bodily harm in the July 16 armed invasion where Thomas Manuel Sr. received buckshot wounds to his face.

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