Yukon RCMP charge Haines Junction man with attempted murder
'Lucky' Alex Jackson allegedly tried to kill another man with a firearm
A 57-year-old Haines Junction man is facing a number of charges, including attempted murder, after allegedly shooting another man.
"Lucky" Alex Jackson, 57, allegedly wounded a 53-year-old whose name has not been released, according to release from Yukon RCMP.
Police began the investigation Sept. 9 after they were called to the Haines Junction Health Centre, where the victim was being treated.
It's believed a gun caused those injuries.
Jackson is charged with a number of offences, including discharging a firearm with intent to wound and impaired operation of a motor vehicle.
Jackson is in custody and appeared in court Monday.
The charges have not been proven in court.