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CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Homicide - Attempted murder

Friday, June 08, 2018 @ 8:08 AM  

Appeal by accused from conviction and sentence. The appellant was a police officer with three years of experience. He was one of the first three officers to respond to a call about the victim, who was armed with a knife on a streetcar. The appellant positioned himself in front of the victim, pointed his gun, and demanded that the victim drop the knife. The victim refused, and hurled insults at the appellant. The appellant instructed the victim not to move. The victim took some steps and...