Man charged with attempted murder of police officers in connection with firearm incident

Bronson Settlement, New Brunswick – A 61-year-old man from Bronson Settlement, N.B., is facing additional charges, including attempted murder with a firearm of police officers, in connection with an incident that occurred in the community.

On November 22, 2020, shortly after 7:30 p.m., police received a report of an armed individual uttering threats at a home on Main Street in Chipman. The individual left the scene before police arrived. Shortly after, police attended a home on Bronson Settlement Road in Bronson Settlement in relation to the first incident. When police arrived on the scene, a firearm was discharged toward police officers from inside the home. No one was injured.

Man charged with attempted murder of police officers
Man charged with attempted murder of police officers

Keith Day was arrested and remanded into custody. He appeared in Fredericton Provincial Court on November 23 and was charged with discharging a firearm with intent.

On December 21, 2020, Keith Day was charged with an additional eight offences in relation to the incident on November 22:

Attempted murder with a firearm of police officers

Discharging a firearm with intent at police officers

Pointing a firearm at police officers

Using a firearm in the commission of an offence

Pointing a firearm

Possession of a firearm for a dangerous purpose

Possession of a firearm without a license

Uttering threats

He was also charged with four offences in relation to a separate incident that took place in November 2019.

Keith Day remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in Fredericton Provincial Court on January 8, 2021.

Chipman RCMP



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