Moncton shooter back in court
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Justin Bourque is shown in this artist's sketch in Moncton on June 6, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Carol Taylor
A New Brunswick man charged with fatally shooting three RCMP officers and wounding two others last month in Moncton will return to court today after undergoing a psychiatric assessment.
Justin Bourque faces three charges of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder.
Constables Dave Ross, Fabrice Gevaudan and Douglas Larche were gunned down after responding to a report of a man with firearms in a residential neighbourhood on June 4.
Constables Eric Dubois and Darlene Goguen were wounded and later released from hospital.
Bourque was arrested following a 30-hour manhunt.
The 24-year-old man has not entered pleas to the charges.
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