2014 Year in Review: December

Former Ashcroft RCMP Cpl. JR Michaud is shot in Kamloops while on duty.

  • Dec. 24, 2014 5:00 a.m.

RCMP officer shot

RCMP Cpl. J.R. Michaud spent over a week in intensive care at Royal Inland Hospital after being shot multiple times while on patrol in Kamloops in the early hours of Dec. 3.

Since then he has undergone three surgeries and remains in critical condition.

Michaud was head of Central Interior Traffic Services in Ashcroft between 2009-2012, filling in as Detachment commander between the departure of Sgt. Dave Prentice and the arrival of Sgt. Michel Grondin.

Kenneth Michael Knutson, 36, was arrested in connection with the shooting and has been charged with attempted murder.

 

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