Suspect in shootout with police to be sentenced on Nov. 1

Court records show Shane Caron is scheduled to be sentenced, but he has not yet entered guilty pleas

A Kamloops man accused of engaging police in gunfire before holing up in his parents’ home for nearly 20 hours will be sentenced in November.

Shane Caron, now 36, was arrested at about 4 a.m. on Oct. 28, 2017, at the end of a 17-hour standoff with police. Caron is alleged to have barricaded himself in his parents’ home at the G&M Trailer Park on the Yellowhead Highway, across from Sun Rivers.

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Shane William Caron was charged with four counts of attempted murder and several other charges in connection to the Oct. 27, 2017, incident in which Kamloops Mounties were shot at by a man in a pickup truck. - Facebook

At the time of the incident, police said they were initially called to a report of a domestic incident at a North Shore home, where Caron allegedly threatened to shoot police.

A man emerged from the home armed with a rifle and fled in a truck. Caron is accused of opening fire on police on multiple occasions during the subsequent pursuit, which took place on the North Shore and through the Tk’emlups reserve.

Court records show Caron is scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. 1, but he has not yet entered guilty pleas.

Following his arrest, Caron was facing numerous charges, including four counts of attempted murder.

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